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The Bubbles
1975, w/s, colour, 1981 m, 72 min.
Script by Alexander Khmelik
Directed by Valery Kremnev
Camera by Emil Gulidov
Music by Pavel Aedonitsky
Art design by Boris Blank
S t a r r i n g
Igor Molodikov, Valery Markov, Gor Saakyan, Elena
Beznosikova, Sasha Balashov, Arkady Markin, Alla
Antonova, Georgy Vitsin, Tamara Nosova, Zoya
Fedorova, Vladimir Zamansky, Nikolay Parfenov, Elena
Koreneva
It is the 70s. The pypils of tow school compete in everything: in
collection of scrap metal and utility waste, in sport competitions
and etc. A team, led by Masha Griboedova, won. Pharmacy
bubbles drew them forth. Their adversaries decided to rent the
bubbles in the pharmacy, where Garik Evrumyan's aunt works.
But anunforeseen event happened – Evrumyan fell in love with
Griboedova. Then there were many funny events and marry
confusion. In the end Griboedova generously divided the bubbles
with the adversaries and there was a happy end.
The Love Slave
1975, ordinary, colour, 2594 m, 95 min.
Script by Fridrikh Gorenshteyn
Andrey Mikhalkov-
Konchalovsky
Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov
Camera by Pavel Lebeshev
Music by Eduard Artemev
Art design by Alexander Adabashyan
Alexander Samulekin
S t a r r i n g
Elena Solovey, Rodion Nakhapetov, Alexander Kalyagin,
Oleg Basilashvili, Konstantin Grigorev, Nikolay
Pastukhov, Vera Kuznetsova, Gotlib Roninson, Inna
Ulyanova, Eugeny Steblov, Nikita Mikhalkov
It is the Civil War. In a small town, occupied by the White
Guard, a Moscow film-group is shooting a society drama "The
Love Slave" with the star of silent films Olga Voznesenskaya
starring. The group cameraman Viktor Pototsky (a leader of
revolutionary underground organization) loves her. He illegally
shoots arrests and shootings. Voznesenskaya starts to help him.
A Soldier of His Land
1975, w/s, b/w, 2506 m, 91 min.
Script by Alexander Gorokhov
Georgy Kushnirenko
Yury Chulyukin
Directed by Yury Chulyukin
Camera by Mikhail Koroptsov
Music by Kirill Molchanov
Art design by Peter Kiselev
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S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Sedov, Boris Gusakov, Viktor Shulgin, Oleg
Golubitsky, Vladimir Osenev, Vladimir Marenkov, Yury
Dubanov, Yury Nazarov, Yury Bogolyubov
The film is devoted to the life and legendary exploit of generallieutenant
of engineering troops Dmitry Karbyshev - an
outstanding military builder and scientist. In the very beginning
of the Great Patriotic War he was contused and in the state of
unconsciousness he was captured by Hitlerites. Great moral
courage and devotion to the native land helped him to undergo
cruel moral and physical trials of the fascist imprisonment.
The Ivanovs
1975, w/f, colour, 3374 m, 99 min.
Script by Yury Nagibin
Directed by Alexey Saltykov
Camera by Vladimir Boganov
Music by Andrey Eshpay
Art design by Stalen Volkov
S t a r r i n g
Nonna Mordyukova, Nikolay Rybnikov, Olga
Prokhorova, Nikolay Eremenko, Oleg Vidov, Alexander
Khvylya, Alla Larionova, Gurgen Tonunts
An epic novel about a family of steel founders.
Corvalan's Heart
1975, ordinary, b/w, 1471 m, 54 min.
Script by Roman Karmen
Directed by Roman Karmen
Camera by Vyachslav Shumsky
A documentary-publicistic film about a life and activity of a
General Secretary of the Chilean Communist Party Luis
Korvalana.
Solo for an Elephant with Orchestra
1975, ordinary, colour, 3709 m, 135 min, co-production:
"BARRANDOV" (CSSR)
Script by Yakov Kostyukovsky
Oldrzhikh Lipsky
Milosh Matsourek
Moris Slobodskoy
Directed by Oldrzhikh Lipsky
Camera by Yaroslav Kuchera
Music by Vlastimil Gala
Art design by Georgy Kolganov
Karel Vatsek
S t a r r i n g
Eugeny Leonov, Irzhi Sovak, Iva Yanzhurova, Natalia
Varley, Alexander Lenkov, Leonid Kuravlev, Yury
Volyntsev, Savely Kramarov, alexey Smirnov, Eugeny
Morgunov
An international circus jury comes to Moscow to choose the best
performance for an international festival of circus art. In this time
the international conference, devoted to the language of animals,
works in the capital. A Czech professor Ruzhichka, who is sure
of that any beast can be taught to speak and sing, goes to the
circus, where the competition is held…A film-review, where a
comedy subject is partially connected with a show of
performances of different circus genres.
Spartacus
1975, w/s, colour, 2578 m, 94 min.
Script by Yury Grigirivich
Vadim Derbenev
Directed by Yury Grigirivich
Vadim Derbenev
Camera by Vadim Derbenev
Vladimir Pishchalnikov
Music by Aram Khachaturyan
Art design by Simon Virsaladze
Valentin Vyrbich
S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Vasilev, Natalia Bessmernova, Maris Liepa,
Nina Timofeeva
Based on Aram Khachaturyan's ballet of the same name,
performed by the leaders of the Bolshoi Theatre's troupe.
One Hundred Days after Childhood
1975, w/s, colour, 2571 m, 94 min.
Script by Alexander Alexandrov
Sergey Solovev
Directed by Sergey Solovev
Camera by Leonid Kalashnikov
Music by Isaak Shvarts
Art design by Alexander Borisov
S t a r r i n g
Tatyana Drubich, Boris Tokarev, Irina
Malysheva, Yury Agilin, Nina Menshikova,
Sergey Shakurov, Arina Aleynikova, Andrey Zvyagin,
Yury Sorokin, Tatyana Yurinova,
Sergey Khlebnikov
About summer rest of teenagers. The film describes that
awkward age, when vague feelings of happiness and harmony, a
waiting of something and eternity appear. The film is about the
spirit strengthening and moral education, about forming of
psychological system of understanding of oneself and the others,
and one's place among the others.
Fear of Height
1975, w/s, colour, 2512 m, 92 min.
Script by Pavel Shestakov
Directed by Alexander Surin
Camera by Igor Geleyn
Yury Nevsky
Music by Eduard Atemev
Art design by Vladimir Fillipov
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S t a r r i n g
Anatoly Papanov, Irina Miroshnichenko,
Andrey Myagkov, Vladimir Zeldin,
Zhanna Prokhorenko, Albert Filozov,
Irina Reznikova
A psychological detective. Suddenly a young scientist dies on the
day of his successful defense of a thesis. The facts investigation
shows that it was an accident. Though differences of the
colleagues evidences convey the investigator's suggestion that the
hero was an unscrupulouse man. He simply used unpublished
results of somebody's else's works.
At the Black Sea Shore
1975, TV film, colour, 2107 m, 77 min.
Script by Georgy Gulia
Directed by Alexander Kuznetsov
Oskar Nikich
Camera by Vladimir Bondarev
Music by Sergey Tomin
Art design by Vasily Sherbak
S t a r r i n g
Nikolay Grinko, Liya Akhdzakova, Nodar Piranishvily,
Valentina Telichkina, Givy Berikashvily, Marina
Polbentseva, Alexander Kuznetsov, Baadur Tsuladze
A lyrical comedy, which mian character, who is a young
Muscovite, spends his holiday in a small mountain village in
Abkhazia. Joy and grief, working days and holidays of the village
people interfere his life and he actively participates in it.
Smile My Friend
1975, ordinary, colour, 2267 m, 83 min, co-production:
"DEFA" (GDR)
Script by Volfgang Ebekling
Valery Karen
Yuly Kun
Directed by Yuly Kun
Mikhel Engelberger
Camera by Anatoly Petritsky
Music by Gennady Podelsky
Uve Shikora
Art design by Gerhard Helvig
S t a r r i n g
Nina Maslova, Lev Prygunov, Claus Lesov, Lyudmila
Garnitsa, Regina Buyer, Marianna Vyunshe, Elvira
Boldonova, Frank Shenk
A musical comedy, which scene is laid at the youth and
studenship Festival in Berlin in 1973. The main characters
are Russian and Polish girls, who are very much alike.
Funny adventures occur, because of their resemblance.
Yaroslav Dombrovsky
1975, ordinary, colour, 3838 m, 140 min, co-production:
"PANORAMA" (PNR)
Script by Yury Nagibin
Directed by Bogdan Polemba
Camera by Alexander Shelenkov
Iolanda Chen
Music by Voytsekh Kiler
Art design by Semyon Ushakov
Ezhi Skshelinsky
S t a r r i n g
Zigmund Malyanovich, Malgozhata Pototska,
Victor Avdyuzhko, Alexander Kalyagin,
Vladimir Ivashov, Stanislav Novinsky,
Ysef Novak, Anna Milevska, Teresa
Shmigelyuvna, Efim Kopelyan,
Larisa Luzhina, Mikhail Kazakov
About a national hero of Poland Yaroslav Dombrovsky, a combat
officer and a graduand of the General Staff Academy in St.
Petersburg. Because of his active participation in the rebel of
1863 he was sentenced to death, which was substituted by fifteen
years of hard labor. Having escaped from the prison,
Dombrovsky went to France, wher he headed the armed forces of
the Paris Commune. He died on barricades.
1976
Fatherless
1976, w/s, colour, 2588 m, 94 min.
Script by Maria Halfina
Edgar Smirnov
Directed by Vladimir Shamshurin
Camera by Igor Melnikov
Music by Grigory Ponomarenko
Art design by Sergey Portnoy
S t a r r i n g
Elena Drapenko, Lev Prygunov, Nadezhda Fedosova,
Roma Trukhmanov, Tamara Semina Leonid Kuravlev,
Vladimir Ferapontov
Made after M. Khalfina's story of the same name. Olga is
educated without mother's love in the children's house. When her
mother needed a nurse for her children, she took the girl home.
After one of the quarrels with the mother, the grown up Olga
leaves with her lover Roman for Siberia. In several years she
returns with a baby. Having traveled a lot, Roman comes right
after her.
Easy Money
1976, w/s, colour, 2370 m, 87 min.
Script by Samson Samsonov
Directed by Samson Samsonov
Camera by Evgeny Guslinsky
Music by Eduard Artemyev
Art design by Alexander Borisov
S t a r r i n g
Maya Eglite, Boris Ivanov, Valentin Gaft, Nona
Terentyeva, Nikolay Yerofeyev, Nikolay Olyalin, Gleb
Strizhenov, Olga Yakovleva, Yury Sobolkov
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Based on J. Priestley's play "The Treasure". The film main
characters find treasure on a desert island. In chase of a bigger
share yesterdays comrades become enemies. Each of them tries
to do away with the rivals at all costs – murder, blackmail,
deception. But military sailors land on the island and confiscate
the treasures.
The Eternal Call
part 11 "Before the Assault"
part 12 "Human Fates"
1976, ordinary, TV film, b/w, 4281 m, 156 min.
Script by Anatoly Ivanov
Directed by Vladimir Krasnopolsky
Valery Uskov
Camera by Peter Yemelyanov
Vladimir Minayev
Music by Leonid Afanasyev
Art design by Nikolay Markin
S t a r r i n g
Peter Velyaminov, Ivan Lapikov, Valery Hlevinsky,
Vadim Spiridonov, Ada Rogovtseva, Tamara Degtyareva,
Yury Gusev, Tamara Syemina
The continuation of the screen version of A. Ivanov's novel of the
same name.
The scene of parts 11 and 12 is laid in the first months of the War. The
main characters carry out missions on moving large plants to the East.
Many of them go up the line.
The Ascent
1976, ordinary, b/w, 3023 m, 110 min.
Script by Yury Klepikov
Larisa Klepikova
Directed by Larisa Klepikova
Camera by Vladimir Chyukhnov
Music by Alfred Shnitke
Art design by Yury Raksha
S t a r r i n g
Boris Plotnikov, Vladimir Gostyukhin, Sergey Yakovlev,
Lyudmila Polyakova, Viktoriya Goldentul, Anatoly
Solonitsin
Based on Vasil Bykov's story "Sotnikov". Belorussia is occupied
by the fascists. An officer Sotnikov and a soldier Rybak goes to
the village from the forest to gain food for guerillas, among
which women and children are. The Germans run down them.
The physically weak Sotnikov bore tortures and was executed,
and Rybak appealed for mercy and became a policeman.
I Have Your Letter
1976, w/s, colour, 2551 m, 93 min.
Script by Anatoly Grebnyev
Directed by Aida Manasarova
Camera by Henry Abramyan
Music by Nikolay Sidelnikov
Art design by Natalia Meshkova
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Myagkhov, Anastasia Voznesenskaya, Alla
Bogina, Nina Urgant, Irina Korableva, Katya
Kuznetsova, Evgenia Sabelnikova
A young TV commentator Yury Zvyagin receives a letter, where
an unknown author writes about his thought of life. During the
search of the author he meets many people, learns their lives. It
helps him to look on himself and his life from another side.
Ivan the Terrible
1976, w/s, colour, 2551 m, 93 min.
Script by Yury Grigorovvich
Vadim Derbenyov
Directed by Yury Grigorovvich
Vadim Derbenyov
Camera by Vadim Derbenyov
Victor Pishalnikov
Music by Sergey Prokofyev
Art design by Valentin Vyrvich
S t a r r i n g
Yury Vladimirov, Natalia Bessmertnova, Boris Akimov
A screen version of the ballet "Ivan the Terrible" performed by
the Bolshoi Theatre's leaders.
Two Captains
1976, ordinary, TV film, colour, 12356 m, 451 min.
Script by Veniamin Kaverin
Vladimir Savin
Evgeny Karelov
Directed by Evgeny Karelov
Camera by Valentin Makarov
Music by Evgeny Ptichkin
Art design by Mikhail Kartashev
S t a r r i n g
Seryezha Kudryavtsev, Sasha Pusankov, Ira Klimenko,
Zinaida Kirienko, Mikhail Pugovkin, Lyubov Sokolova,
Nikolay Grinko, Irina Pichernikova, Boris Tokarev,
Elena Prudnikova, Yury Bogatyrev
A six-part film made after V. Kaverin's novel of the same name.
The main character Sanya Grigorev, a selfless, honest,
romantically-minded pilot, aims at puzzling out a mystery of the
death of a scientific expedition, led by the father of his future
wife. Seeking the truth he meets craftiness and betrayal of the
close people.
The Turbins' Days
1976, ordinary, TV film, colour, 6107 m, 223 min.
Script by Vladimir Basov
Directed by Vladimir Basov
Camera by Leonid Kriynenkov
Ilya Minkovetsky
Music by Veniamin Basner
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Art design by Aleksey Parkhomenko
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Myagkov, Andrey Rostotsky, Valentina
Titova, Oleg Basilashvily, Vladimir Basov, Vasily
Lanavoy, Sergey Ivanov
Based on Mikhail Bulgakov's writing of the same name about the
drama of Russian officers, sworn fealty to the tsar and forced to
make their choice during the Revolution and the Civil War in
Russia.
You've Guessed it Right
1976, w/s, colour, 2377 m, 87 min.
Script by Anatoly Usov
Directed by Eduard Gavrilov
Camera by Georgy Kupriyanov
Music by Tikhon Khrennikov
Art design by Andrey Kuznetsov
S t a r r i n g
Galina Polskikh, Alyesha Ershov, Natasha Tenisheva,
Yura Yuryev, Oleg Anofriev, Serezha Molchanov, Igor
Kozhevnikov, Lyubov Sokolova
A 14 years old teen-ager, a bashful five-pointer Yura to gain
authority with his friends in a new school tells them that he is a
boxer. The lie makes him distress and suffer the more so the
competitions are ahead. But his competitor turns out to be
weaker. Yura wins, but why only one girl knows.
Our Debts
1976, w/s, colour, 2437 m, 89 min.
Script by Eduard Volodarsky
Directed by Boris Yashin
Camera by Dilshat Fatkhulin
Music by Boris Chaykovsky
Art design by Leonid Platov
S t a r r i n g
Leonid Markov, Lyudmila Zaytseva, Lidia Fedoseeva,
Natalia Andreychenko, Nikolay Penkov, Sergey
Nikonenko
Ivan Krutov went through the War, was injured many times and
after the War became a sailor. The people's respect he takes as it
is and has a few people whom he is of account. Late in life he
decides to create a family and invites a barmaid Tanya in his
native village. There is no his mother in his native land. His lover
didn't wait for him and got married, and the other days his
daughter's wedding will be. First time Ivan's conscience woke,
and again he wants to escape but on the railway station he meets
Tanya, who came to him with her son, baggage and dog.
Life and Death of Ferdinand Luce
1976, w/s, colour, 7514 m, 274 min.
Script by Yulian Semenov
Directed by Anatoly Bobrovsky
Camera by Nikolay Olonovsky
Music by Isaak Shvarts
Art design by Leonid Pertsev
S t a r r i n g
Vsevolod Safonov, Donatos Banionis, Pavel Pankov,
Nikolay Gritsenko, Yuozas Budraytis, Igor Ledogorov,
Eve Kivi
Made after Yu. Semenov's novel "A Bomb for a Chearman".
A political film about the struggle of progressive people in the
West with neofascism. A film director Lyus is suspected of the
death of Gans, who is the son of Gimmler's former companionin-
arms and who thinks of disclosing his father's military activity.
Lyus too close gets to the dirty truth and also dies. A Soviet
journalist Vladimirov continues Lyus and Gans's cause and
publishes the truth.
A Life of Their Own
1976, w/s, b/w, 2637 m, 96 min.
Script by Boris Lobkov
Directed by Konstantin Khudyakov
Camera by Vladimir Boganov
Music by Yury Levitin
Art design by Ivan Plastinkin
S t a r r i n g
Anatoly Kuznetsov, Larisa Luzhina, Evgenia
Sabelnikova, Lyev Durov, Masha Bredikhina, Pavel
Maximenkov, Nikolay Konstantinov
In the end of his life Vasily Balyshev realizes that he lived
wrong, depriving his relatives of spiritual warmth, caress and
attitude, and that is why his children, wife and friends drew apart
from him. Learning it he tries to restore his relations with
everybody.
Cafe 'Isotope'
1976, w/f, colour, 2912 m, 85 min.
Script by Vasily Solovev
Mikhail Kolotozov
Directed by Georgy Kalatozishvily
Camera by Sergey Vronsky
Music by Georgy Kanchely
Art design by Pheliks Yasyukevich
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Safronov, Igor Vasilyev, Lyudmila
Maksakova, Vladimir Nosik, Olga Gudkova, Nadezhda
Butyrtseva
Made after M. Kolesnikov's story "The Right to Choose".
A young welder Volodya Prokhorov works at an atomic power
station. He is invited to an institute of high-energy physics, but
the job doesn't satisfy him and he returns to the atomic power
station, to his friends and loving girl.
The Legend of Thyl
1976, w/f, colour, 8573 m, 250 min.
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Script by Alexander Alov
Vladimir Naumov
Directed by Alexander Alov
Vladimir Naumov
Camera by Valentin Zheleznyakov
Music by Nikolay Karetnikov
Art design by Aleksey Parkhomenko
Evgeny Chernyaev
S t a r r i n g
Lembit Ulfsak, Natalia Belokhvostikova, Evgeny Leonov,
Alla Demidova, Mikhail Ulyanov, Anatoly Solonitsin,
Larisa Malevannaya
After Charle de Coster's novel of the same name.
It is the XVI century, Spain, inquisition. Thyl Ulenshpigel, his
friend Lamme and loving Nele learnt the whole burden of losses
and injustice. Roams, losses of close people hardened their
hearts. Thyl became a captain, Lamme – his cook. Having buried
her mother, Nele joins her friends. Having defeated a cruel king,
they go to distant provinces to fight again with totalitarianism.
Mother-Goat
1976, w/s, colour, 2410 m, 88 min, co-production:
"BUKURESHTY" (SRR), "RALYUKS-FILM" (France)
Script by Yury Entin
Vasilika Istrate
Directed by Elizabeth Bostan
Camera by Konstantin Petrichenko
Ion Marinesku
Music by Temistkole Popa
Zherar Burzhoa
Art design by David Vinitsky
S t a r r i n g
Lyudmila Gurchenko, Mikhail Boyarsky,
Oleg Popov, Savely Kramorov, V. Manokhin, Dzhorzghe
Mikhatsa, Florian Pitish,
Vera Ivleva
A musical film based on a well-known fairy-tale about Wolf and
seven kids. The Wolf abducts kids to receive a ransom for them.
But a courageous goat together with the forest folk face off the
Wolf and his stooges.
White Night's Melodies
1976, ordinary, colour, 2650 m, 97 min, co-production:
"TOKHO-EYGA" (Japan)
Script by Sergey Solovev
Tasiyuki Kasikura
Directed by Sergey Solovev
Kiesy Nisimura
Camera by Georgy Rerberg
Music by Isaak Shvarts
Art design by Alexander Borisov
S t a r r i n g
Komakhy Kurikhara, Yury Solomin, Alexander Zbruev,
Elizaveta Solodova, Andrey Leontovich, Seydzy
Miyaguty, Sergey Polezhaev
A Russian composer and a Japanese pianist fell in love, but they
can't be together: first her husband interferes their happiness, and
then his death is between them and she blames herself for it.
They are parted, but the hope is still in their hearts.
My Work
1976, ordinary, TV film, colour, 3793 m, 138 min.
Script by Alexander Misharin
Directed by Leonid Maryagin
Camera by Vladimir Chukhnov
Music by Yan Frenkel
Art design by Vasily Sherbak
S t a r r i n g
Boris Andreyev, Georgy Taratorkin, Igor Vladimirov,
Mikhail Pogorzhelsky, Alexander Kaydanovsky, Anatoly
Grachev
Made after A. Veytsler and A. Misharin's play "All Day Long".
The film main character Druyanov, a director of a large boilerconstruction
plant, is a talented man with great life experience
and capable of understanding current problems and dipping into
the future, but he is going to be fired out. A young appointee
doesn't hurry to agree to the appointment and comes to see the
plant. In the end, taking the director's side, who wishes to
reconstruct and update the shops, he realizes, that he haven't
reached Droyanov's level.
An Unfinished Piece for a Mechanical Piano
1976, ordinary, colour, 2818 m, 103 min.
Script by Alexander Adabyashyan
Nikita Mikhalkov
Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov
Camera by Pavel Lebeshev
Music by Eduard Artemyev
Art design by Alexander Adabyashyan
Alexander Samulekin
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Kalyagin, Elena Solovey, Evgenia Glushenko,
Antonina Shuranova, Yury Bogatyrev, Oleg Tabakov,
Nikolay Pastukhov
Made after A. P. Chekhov's play "Platonov". The guests come to
a general's widow into the noble estate. Platonov is among them.
He is an unfortunate, who was promising in his youth. Here he
meets a distant lover Sofia, who disappoints him by her
philistinism, mannerism and emptiness. And only his
bothersome, but endlessly devoted wife understands his
lacerations.
The Story of an Unknown Actor
1976, w/s, colour, 2264 m, 83 min.
Script by Vladimir Valutsky
Alexander Zarkhy
Directed by Alexander Zarkhy
Camera by Peter Shumsky
Music by Alfred Shnitke
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Art design by Georgy Kolganov
S t a r r i n g
Evgeny Evstigneyev, Alla Demidova, Igor Kvasha, Katya
Grazhdanskaya, Angelina Stepanova, Igor Starygin,
Vladislav Strzhelchik
For a long time a provincial actor Goryaev worked in a theatre.
The family broke and the theatre began to mean everything for
him. But when he didn't get a role, he had dreamt about, he gave
up everything and went away. The time past, his soul calmed
down and he returned to his home theatre.
The Crime
1976, w/s, colour, 6008 m, 219 min.
Script by Evgeny Tashkov
Rustam Ibragimov
Directed by Evgeny Tashkov
Camera by Sergey Zaytsev
Boris Kocherov
Peter Shumsky
Music by Andrey Eshpay
Art design by Mikhail Kartashov
Leonid Platov
S t a r r i n g
Igor Ozerov, Elena Gabets, Vitaly Yushkov, Yury
Solomin, Vladislav Strzhelchik, Valentina Sharykina,
Boris Novikov, Irina Shevchuk
About the militiamen difficult fighting with plunderers of
people's property. The plot is a conflict of an investigator
Streltsov and an experienced rubber Karetnikov, who insults the
society materially and morally.
Travka's Adventures
1976, w/s, colour, 1870 m, 68 min.
Script by Vladimir Golovanov
Directed by Arkady Kordon
Camera by Alexander Dubinsky
Music by Alfred Shnitke
Art design by Nina Vinogradova
Alexander Tolkachev
S t a r r i n g
Peter Degtyarev, Marina Voshinina, Svetlana Sukhovey,
Victor Piunov, Andrey Sokolov, Oleg Zhakov, Anatoly
Solovev, Vasily Korzun
Made after S. Rozanov's story of the same name.
A five-year boy Trofim Travkin, who is called Travka, went
amiss on the way from the country forest. An old boatswain,
long-range drivers helped him to get home, and a magic cartoon
little man brought him in a cartoon world. And then the mother
and the father found a boy by means of a magic telescope.
Alias Lukac
1976, ordinary, colour, 2727 m, 100 min, co-production:
"MAFILM" (HPR)
Script by Yuly Dunsky
Valery Frid
Directed by Manos Zakharias
Camera by Yanosh Kenda
Music by Dyerd Vukan
Art design by Abram Freydin
Tomash Vayer
S t a r r i n g
Andrash Kozak, Vladimir Vikhrov, Oleg Vavilov,
Konstantin Zakharov, Georgy Sokolov, Ishtvan Buytor,
Vakhtang Kikabidze
A Hungarian writer Mate Zalka under the name of a general
Lukac fought in Spain in 1936 in interbrigades, having made a
real threatening force of them, which stood out Madrid in the
fight with the fascists.
Entertainment for the Old Men
1976, w/s, colour, 2171 m, 79 min.
Script by Leonid Zavalnyuk
Savva Kulish
Directed by Andrey Razumovsky
Camera by Ralph Kelly
Vladimir Fridkin
Music by Igor Efremov
Art design by Said Menyalshchikov
S t a r r i n g
Vera Vassilieva, Nikolay Zasukhin, Stanislav Chekan,
Alexander Vokach, Nikolay Rybnikov, Nikolay Parfenov,
Leonid Kuravlev
A lyric comedy about five pensioners, former workers of an
automobile plant, who in the storage yard illegally build a
microbus "Buran", they have designed themselves. The
administration becomes interested in their Illegal activity and at
first it doomed almost ready vehicle for scrap, but then having
learnt the drafts, it gave the way in life. And the old men have
another idea…
The Prank
1976, w/s, colour, 2637 m, 96 min.
Script by Semyon Lungin
Directed by Vladimir Menshov
Camera by Mikhail Bits
Music by Alexander Flyarkovsky
Art design by Boris Blank
S t a r r i n g
Eugenia Khanaeva, Natalia Fateyeva, Zinovy Gerdt,
Harry Bardin, Pavel Vinnik, Muza Krepkogorskaya,
Natalia Vavilova, Dmitry Kharatyan
The examination in the tenth class is disrupted. Tow pupils
conflict gave a possibility to identify a real leader and to disclose
infirmity of his rival's claims.
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How Tsar Peter Found a Bride for his
Blackamoor
1976, ordinary, colour, 2758 m, 101 min.
Script by Yuly Dunsky
Valery Friday
Alexander Mitta
Directed by Alexander Mitta
Camera by Valery Shuvalov
Music by Alfred Shnitke
Art design by Igor Lemeshkov
Georgy Koshelev
S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Vysotsky, Alexey Petrenko, Ivan Ryzhov, Irina
Mazurkevich, Mikhail Kokshenov, Valery Zolotukhin,
Semyon Morozov
About a marvelous life of Ibragim Gannibal, a pupil of Peter the
Great. He was given to the tsar as a present together with a
monkey. Peter taught him grammar and sent him to study in
France. But when a young man refused to obey the tsar's will and
didn't marry a rich boyar's daughter Natasha without her consent,
in anger the tsar deprived Ibragim of his favor. A reward for the
young man's honor and courage was Natasha's love.
A Word for Defense
1976, w/s, colour, 2684 m, 98 min.
Script by Alexander Mindadze
Directed by Vadim Abdrashitov
Camera by Anatoly Zabolotsky
Music by Vladimir Martynov
Art design by Ippolit Novoderezhkin
S t a r r i n g
Galina Yatskina, Marina Neyelova, Oleg Yankovsky,
Stanislav Lyubshin, Victor Shulgin, Elena Kebal, Anatoly
Grachev, Eduard Izotov
When Vitaly told Valya with cynic openness that she didn't
suit him any more, because he was a diplomaed specialist,
though studied at her expanse, a young woman decided to
stifle him and herself by gas. The attempt wasn't successful
and she is remand now. A
young barrister Irina Mezhinova, studying the case of her
defendant, revises her relations with her bridegroom and realizes
that she doesn't love him, that their relations are more rational,
then true feelings.
Soldiers of Freedom
1976, w/f, colour, 14383 m, 420 min, co-production: "ZA
IGRALNI FILMI" (PRB), "MAFILM" (HPR), "DEFA"
(GDR), "PRF" "ZF" (PPR), "BUKURESHTI" (SRR),
"BARRANDOV" AND "KOLIBA" (CSSR)
Script by Yury Ozerov
Oscar Kurganov
with participation of
Dimitr Metodiyev
Atanas Semerdzhiyev
Zbitnev Zalusky
Peter Seldukyanu
Boleslav Khneupeka
Directed by Yury Ozerov
Camera by Igor Slabnevich
Music by Yury Levitin
Art design by Alexander Myagkov
Tatiana Lapshina
S t a r r i n g
Stephan Gertsov, Khorst Proysker, Yakov Tripolsky,
Boris Belov, Peter Stefanov, Ivan Lyubeznov, Victor
Avdyushko, Fritz Ditz, Vladimir Samoylov, Mikhail
Ulyanov, Vassily Lanovoy, Bruno Oya, Eugeny Matveyev
A four-part epopee, which shows the last period of the Second
World War. It tells us about a liberation mission of the Soviet
Army in Europe, about a wide antifascists front forming in the
territories, occupied by the Hitlerites, about an operation
"Bagration" and our troops passage of the Polish border in the
summer of 1944. About a rebel in Warsaw and its suppression.
About a coup in Romania, Belgrade's liberation and fight for
Hungary.
The Sun, Again the Sun
1976, w/f, colour, 2418 m, 71 min.
Script by Dmitry Kholendro
Svetlana Druzhinina
Directed by Svetlana Druzhinina
Camera by Anatoly Mukasey
Music by Yury Saulsky
Art design by Vladimir Aronin
Lev Zbruyev
S t a r r i n g
Boris Groshiyev, Merle Talvik, Ivan Ryzhov, Oleg
Anofriyev, Vladimir Basov, Georgy Vitsin, Stanislav
Chekan, Tatiana Lennikova
A musical film made after D. Kholendro's story "Wedding". It
tells about young people of a fishing Kolkhoz. A young
fisherman Sashka Taranets loves Tanya and on her
account he palters in the competitions for a name of the best
fisherman. But Tonya loves Sashka and knows well that he will
repent of his actions.
SOS over the Taiga
1976, w/f, colour, 2312 m, 68 min.
Script by Arnold Vitol
Vladimir Kuznetsov
Directed by Arcady Koltsaty
Valentin Perov
Camera by Nikolay Bolshakov
Music by Nikita Bogoslovsky
Art design by Semyon Ushakov
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Yanvarev, Alexander Voevodin, Vladimir
Malyshev, Alexander Tavakay, Tamara Sovchi, Eve Kivi,
Gennady Yudin
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After V. Chivilikhin's story "Over the Sea Level". With an
account of work two rivals, loving one girl, a technician Viktor
and a worker Alexander go from taiga to the village. On their
way they quarrel and decide to go separately. Alexander comes
to the village and Viktor doesn't. He is lying in a chine with a leg
broken. Alexander search for him and rescue.
To Save the Town
1976, ordinary, colour, 2762 m, 101 min, co-production: joint
studio "KADR" (PPR)
Script by Yan Lomnitsky
Directed by Yan Lomnitsky
Camera by Yezhi Goshchik
Eva Stshalka
Music by Peter Khertel
Art design by Helena Dobrovolska
Yaroslav Svitonyak
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Belyavsky, Nina Maslova, Kirill Arbuzov,
Tereza Budzhish-Kshizhanovska, Yatsek Miskevich,
Sergey Polezhayev, Oleg Mokshantsev
Made after Anzhey Shipersky's novella. It is 1944. The Polish
underground fightrs tries to disclose the German's plan to destroy
Krakov. The Soviet paratroopers, led by Semenov, help them.
They manages to disarm explosive and save the Polish ancient
capital.
The Trainee
1976, w/s, colour, 2596 m, 95 min.
Script by Lazar Karelin
Directed by Damir Vyatich-Berezhnykh
Camera by Sergey Zaitsev
Music by Eugeny Doga
Art design by Eugeny Chernyaev
S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Puchkov, Nikolay Gritsenko, Marina
Kukushkina, Natalia Kustinskaya, Raissa Kurkina
Having bee demobilized the Army, Sasha Trofimov doesn't know
what to do. His uncle, who is a photographer, takes care about
him, but gradually he involves him into his dishonest business.
But the job of a roving photographer let him compare his uncle's
philosophy and other people's outlooks on life and make right
warnings
A Drink for Courage
1976, w/s, colour, 2086 m, 76 min.
Script by Grigory Gorin
Nikolay Pushkov
Victoria Tokareva
Directed by Boris Bushmelev
Anatoly Markelov
Georgy Shchukin
Camera by Mark Dyatlov
Vitaly Abramov
Nikolay Nemolyaev
Music by Karen Khachturyan
Art design by Alexander Lebedev
Vitaly Gladnikov
Vassily Shcherbak
S t a r r i n g
Igor Yasulovich, Yury Kuzmenkov, Vladimir Basov,
Georgy Kavtaradze, Mikhail Svetin, Nikolay Grinko,
Borislav Brondukov, Tatiana Vassilieva-Itsikovich
A comedy about anti-alcohol campaign.
The Gypsy Camp Vanishes into the Blue
1976, w/f, colour, 3467 m, 101 min.
Script by Emil Lotyanu
Directed by Emil Lotyanu
Camera by Sergey Vronsky
Vladimir Kromaz
Music by Eugeny Doga
Art design by Felix Yasyukevich
S t a r r i n g
Svetlana Toma, Grigory Grigoriu, Ion Shkurya, Pavel
Andreychenko, Serzhu Finity, Lyalaya Chyornaya,
Vsevolod Gavrilov, Mikhail Shishkov
Made after M. Gorky'a story. A Gipsy horse-stealer Luyko Zobar
fell in love with a beautiful Rada. He was arrested for horsestealing,
though his friends rescued him from a gibbet. The girl
agrees to marry him, only if he publicly kneels to her. The proud
Gipsy agrees, but not wishing to put up with the future
humiliation, in everybody's view he kills his lover, in answer to it
her father hits him in the back with a knife.
Three Suns
1976, w/s, colour, 2335 m, 85 min.
Script by Vil Lipatov
Ariya Dashiev
Directed by Ariya Dashiev
Camera by Timofey Lebeshev
Music by John Ter-Tatevosyan
Art design by Ivan Plastinkin
S t a r r i n g
Sodnom Budazhanov, N. Shandarova, Lyubov
Byrdukovskaya, Aryakl Dagbaev, Mikhail Elbonov, M.
Zhankhandaev, Buda Vampilov
About a family of shepherds from Buriatia, who showed an
unprecedented courage during the fight with a natural calamity
and saved national property.
Who Cares
1976, w/s, colour, 2540 m, 93 min.
Script by Victor Merezhko
Directed by Sergey Nikonenko
Camera by Mikhail Agranovich
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Vladimir Zakharchuk
Music by Vladimir Martynov
Art design by Irina Shreter
S t a r r i n g
Lidia Fedoseeva-Shukshina, Sergey Nikoneneko, Nikolay
Burlyaev, Maria Vinogradova, Alexey Vanin, Eugeny
Shutov, Svetlana Kharitonova
Not everything is good in the family of Stepan and Lida: she is a
composed northerner, he is an aggressive southerner. Next in turn
the husband gathered his goods and went to the town "forever",
and Lida had a fancy for a student Vadim, who came for practice
and considered that such a woman deserving a better life. In the
end Stepan returned home, and Lida, who went with Vadim, also
returned, having concluded that there is a true feeling between
her and her husband.
A Bargain for a Bargain
1976, w/s, colour, 2369 m, 86 min.
Script by Grigory Gorin
Alexander Sery
Directed by Alexander Sery
Camera by Victor Listopadov
Music by Gennady Gladkov
Art design by Georgy Turylev
S t a r r i n g
Leonid Kuravlyov, Tatiana Peltser, Alla Mehcheryakova,
Svetlana Svetlichnaya, Yury Medvedev, Valery Nosik,
Roman Tkachuk
An adventure comedy about two twins, a sauna man and a fishing
inspector. The late felt ill and asked his brother to substitute him.
The sauna man, who used to live according to the rule "you are to
me, i am to you", nearly became a companion i crime.
1977
It Was Quiet There
1977, w/s colour, 2401 m, 88 min.
Script by Boris Shustrov
Directed by Vladimir Shamshurin
Camera by Igor Melnikov
Music by Eugeny Ptichkin
Art design by Vadim Kislykh
Irina Shlyapnikova
S t a r r i n g
Alyosha Cherstvov, Tamara Semina, Lyubov Sokolova,
Rimma Markova, Elizaveta Nikishchikhina, Elena
Drapenko, Svetlana Penkina, Elena Maximova, Sletlana
Starikova, Yury Chulyukin, Anatoly Solonitsin
The film scene is laid i 1944-1945 years. A story, told according
to the child's impressions of an adult, shows details and images,
which open the burden of that period events occurred in the north
town Zaozerye, where people live, love, cry, sing and wait news
from the battle line.
Commandoes in the Alert Region
1977, w/s, colour, 2673 m, 98 min.
Script by Eugeny Mesyatsev
Directed by Andrey Malyukov
Camera by Igor Bogdanov
Music by Mark Minkov
Art design by Savet Agoyan
S t a r r i n g
Boris Galkin, Mikhail Volontir, Sergey Volkash, Igor
Ivanov, Anatoly Kuznetsov, Alexander Pyatkov, Ivan
Agafonov, Oleg Golubitsky, Elena Tsiplakova, Yury
Chernov
A large scale exercises are prepared. The commander of a Guard
regiment sends to the "enemy's" rear three subversive groups to
locate and seize a camouflage command post. The groups fulfil
their missions in the war like conditions.
The Night of the New Moon
1977, w/s, colour, 2286 m, 83 min.
Script by Shalodia Adzhindzhal
Anatoly Matsayev
Directed by Yusup Danialov
Dmitry Korzhikhin
Camera by Roman Veseler
Dmitry Korzhikhin
Music by Radzhen Gumba
John Ter-Tatevosyan
Art design by Georgy Kolganov
S t a r r i n g
Dagun Omayev, Medeya Chengelia, Aziz Agrba, Valery
Kozinets, Islam Kaziyev, Natalia Velichko, Sharakh
Pachalina, Violetta Mayan-Kurua, Vyacheslav Ablotia,
Mikhail Kove, Amiran Tania, Razymbei Agrba
Made after S. Adzhindzhala's story of the same name. The scene
is laid in Abkhazia in the early 1921. A Bolshevik-underground
fighter Alkhas returns to his native village. It is he, who will
establish the Soviet power in his native land. The prince's
daughter Aditsa fell in love with Alkhas, but her father wants to
marry her a prince Safarbey. Safarbey's gang kills the Red Army
messenger Korablev. Korabev's widow comes to the village and
organizes a village school. The gangsters kill Alkhas and Natasha
Korableva. Aditsa adopts killed Natasha's son and becomes a
teacher.
Thursday and Never Again
1977, w/s, colour, 2553 m, 93 min.
Script by Andrey Bitov
Directed by Anatoly Efros
Camera by Vladimir Chukhnov
Music by Dmitry Shostakovich
Art design by Felix Yasyukevich
S t a r r i n g
Lyubov Dobrzhanskaya, Innokenty Smoktunovsky, Oleg
Dal, Vera Glagoleva, Alexander Ozhigin, Mikhail
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Zhigalov, Valery Plotnikov, Victor Karlov, Grazhina
Baikshtite, Marina Korotkova, Irina Korotkova
A young Moscow doctor before his marriage decides to see his
mother, who lives in a taiga village. But there, where Sergey is
flying to, a girl Varya lives, who is waiting his baby. Sergey
offers Varya to get rid of a baby, because he is not going to
marry her. The mother's attempts to explain her son the enormity
of his behavior turn out in a catastrophe – his mother dies
because the emotions and Sergey leaves for Moscow in secret.
Enemies
1977, ordinary, colour, 2112 m, 77 min.
Script by Abram Room
Directed by Rodion Nakhapetov
Camera by Alexander Knyazhinsky
Music by Isaak Shvarts
Art design by Lyudmila Kusakova
S t a r r i n g
Innokenty Smoktunovsky, Elena Solovey, Marina
Neyelova, Regimantas Adomaitis, Oleg Efremov, Yuozas
Budraitis, Vera Glagoleva, Alla Maikova, Nikolay
Gritsenko, Nikolay Trofimov
A screen version of M. Gorky's play of the same name.
A Portrait in Blue
1977, w/s, colour, 2375 m, 87 min.
Script by Alexander Alexandrov
Directed by Gennady Shumsky
Camera by Dmitry Korzhikhin
Music by Isaak Shvarts
Art design by Lyudmila Kusakova
S t a r r i n g
Daria Mikhailova, Valery Savishchev, Varvara
Soshalskaya, Yury Nazarov, Dima Samodumov, Vitaly
Erikhov
A story about a little dreamer, his first mutual liking to a girl and
big friendship with her grandmother. And as a whole the story
tells about a summer, which he spent with his understanding
grandmother and cottagers, who will leave the village as soon as
the August is over
Rally Without Finish
1977, ordinary, colour, 2387 m, 87 min.
Script by Igor Bolgarin
Victor Smirnov
Directed by Alexey Ochkin
Camera by Fedor Dobronravov
Music by Mikhail Ziv
Art design by Eugeny Serganov
S t a r r i n g
Peter Veliaminov, Valery Babyatinsky, Svetlana
Sukhovey, Ivan Agafonov, Valentina Titova, Nikolay
Parfyonov, Vassily Korzun, Vladimir Andreyev, Boris
Kudryavtsev, Panteleymon Krylov, Gennady Nekrasov
The director of a plant, when abroad, declared the plants team for
participation in an international car rally. He considers that the
participation in the rally will give a possibility to find
shortcomings of a new car model. Far from all in the ministry
and plant support the director, thinking of it as of a hazardous
activity. The plant racers pass their novitiate with honor.
Dialogue
1977, TV film, colour, 6054,3 m, 221 min.
Script by Moissey Gromov
Ivan Mendzheritsky
Sergey Kolosov
Directed by Sergey Kolosov
Camera by Valentin Zheleznyakov
Music by Alexey Rybnikov
Art design by Mikhail Kartashov
S t a r r i n g
Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Lyudmila Kasatkina, Ivan
Lapikov, Andrey Popov, Vladlen Davydov, Mikhail
Pogorzhelsky, Rodion Alexandrov, Stepan Bubnov,
Maria Vinogradova
A three-part film about the joint work of a Soviet journalist
Alexander Ershov and a West-German film director Peter
Krashke over a documentary-publicistic film, devoted to the
d?tente of the international tension in the 70s.
A Bird in Hand Is Worth Two in the Bush
1977, w/s, colour, 2510 m, 92 min.
Script by Victor Merezhko
Directed by Samson Samsonov
Arcady Sirenko
Camera by Eugeny Guslinsky
Art design by Sergey Voronkov
Valery Kostrin
Lev Zbruyev
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Demianenko, Seryozha Ziaditdinov, Lyudmila
Zaitseva, Liya Akhidzhakova, Victor Pavlov, Ivan
Ryzhov, Nikolay Skorobogatov, Svetlana Suvorova,
Tatiana Egorova, Irina Dyomina, Lyudmila Arinina,
Tatiana Govorova, Nikolay Grabbe
The wife of a driver Andrey Zabolotny, a quiet and kind man, left
him. Three years the whole village was looking for a bride for
him. During one of his trips Andrey met a six-year old Vaska,
who escaped the children's house, and he decides to adopt him
and to help him to find his mother.
The Incognito from St. Petersburg
1977, w/f, colour, 2502 m, 73 min.
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Script by Vladlen Bakhnov
Leonid Gaidai
Directed by Leonid Gaidai
Camera by Sergey Poluyanov
Music by Alexander Zatsepin
Art design by Eugeny Kumankov
S t a r r i n g
Anatoly Papanov, Sergey Migitsko, Ninna Mordyukova,
Olga Anokhina, Valery Nosik, Anatoly Kuznetsov,
Vyacheslav Nevinny, Leonid Kuravlev, Leonid
Kharitonov, Alexander Shirvind, Stanislav Chekan
An eccentric comedy based on N. Gogol's play "Inspector".
Mimino
1977, w/f, colour, 2645 m, 97 min.
Script by Rezo Gabriadze
Victoria Tokareva
Georgy Danelia
Directed by Georgy Danelia
Camera by Anatoly Petritsky
Music by Georgy Kancheli
Art design by Boris Nemechek
Eleonora Nemechek
S t a r r i n g
Buba Kikabidze, Frunzik Mkrtchyan, Elena Proklova,
Eugeny Leonov, Konstantin Daushvili, Ruslan
Mikaberidze, Zakro Sakhvadze, Maria Dyuzheva, Rusiko
Morcheladze, Archil Gomiashvili, Vladimir Basov,
Leonid Kuravlev
Veliko Mizandary alias Mimino that means "Falcon" is a
pilot of a small aviation in Transcaucasia. His helicopter
services mountain villages. Once he went to Moscow to
become a pilot of an international class. A lot of adventures
– funny, grief and sometimes dramatic – will have occurred
to Veliko, before his dream will came true due to his
persistence and pure generosity help of kind people. But the
time will pass and Mimino will understand that he can't live
far away from his cherished people. And the helicopter is
again flying over his native mountains.
Night Over Chile
1977, ordinary, colour, 2664 m, 97 min.
Script by Sebastian Alarkon
Sergey Mukhin
Directed by Sebastian Alarkon
Alexander Kasayev
Camera by K. Valdes
Vyacheslav Semin
Music by Patricio Castilio
Art design by Semyon Ushakov
Irina Shreter
S t a r r i n g
Grigore Grigoriu, Giuli Chokhonelidze, Baadur
Tsuladze, Islan Kaziyev, Sadykh Guseinov, Vitautas
Kantsleris, Roman Khomyatov, Leon Kukulyan
A publicistic film shows tragic for Chileans events, which
occurred in the autumn of 1973. A young apolitical architect
Manuel, having got into a concentration camp on false
accusation, decides actively to participate in the struggle against
the junta.
Deviation-Zero
1977, w/s, colour, 2219 m, 81 min.
Script by Anatoly Markusha
Alexander Stolper
Directed by Alexander Stolper
Camera by Vladimir Klimov
Music by Yan Frenkel
Art design by Mikhail Kartashov
S t a r r i n g
Georgy Taratorkin, Olga Yakovleva, Albert Filozov,
Lyubov Virolainen, Edisher Magalashvili, Victor
Zubarev, Yury Gusev, Pavel Makhotin, Nina Popova,
Victor Sergachev, Nadezhda Smirnova
Suffering from the wives death, a test-pilot Anton Blysh goes for
a holiday with his daughter. Meanwhile a doctor of a test center
Komissarova convinces the command of a necessity to suspend
Blysh from tests and assign the craft preparation to her husband,
a pilot Vinogradov. After the holiday Blysh proves the
commission that he is in good shape, but he decides to let the
pilot Vinogradov, who is a good pilot and his friend, make the
first flight.
Due to Family Circumstances
1977, TV film, colour, 3738,6 m, 136 min.
Script by Valentin Azernikov
Directed by Alexey Korenev
Camera by Anatoly Mukasey
Music by Eduard Kolmanovsky
Art design by Alexander Kuznetsov
S t a r r i n g
Galina Polskikh, Eugenia Khanayeva, Eugeny
Evstigneyev, Marina Dyuzheva, Eugeny Steblov,
Vladimir Basov, Rolan Bykov, Anatoly Papanov,
Bukhuty Zakariadze, Lyudmila Zaitseva, Nina
Doroshina, Yury Kuzmenkov, Lev Durov, Nikolay
Parfenov, Nina Agapova
It is the end of the 70s. A young accompanist Lida, when she married a
post-graduate Igor, counted on her mother's help, especially after a
baby's birthday. Though Galina Arkadevna, who is the main industrial
engineer of a plant and still rather interesting woman, thinks otherwise
and doesn't want to become simple a grandmother. As a result of
permanent tention the family decides to separate. In searching of an
exchange Galina Arkadevna comes to an artist Nikolay Petrovich's flat.
Soon they become a wife and a husband, Galina Arcadevna gets into a
situation comparable with one she had in her own house, but now it is
she, who is the daughter-in-law, and the mother-in-law, who is a
woman with a rather difficult character, lodges claims to her. The only
fact that smoothes Galina Arkadevna is that in near future her motherin-
law is going to get married.
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The Orphans
1977, ordinary, colour, 2556 m, 93 min.
Script by Nikolay Gubenko
Directed by Nikolay Gubenko
Camera by Alexander Knyazhinsky
Art design by Alexander Tolkachev
S t a r r i n g
Yuozas Budraitis, Georgy Burkov, Alexander Kalyagin,
Alyosha Cherstvov, Zhanna Bolotova, Rolan Bykov,
Nikolay Gubenko, Natalia Gundareva, Evgeny
Evstigneyev, Bukhuti Zakhariadze, Panteleymon
Krymov, Victor Filippov, Valentina Berezutskaya
It is a film-confession. A writer Alexey Bartenev receives news
from his relatives, whom he was parted by the War. The meeting
with brothers returns Bartenev to the past. His childhood in the
children's house, grief and joy events , lodged in the teen-ager's
memory, go trough his mind. These thoughts and confession to
himself let look into the soul of he hero, who managed to
overcome and reach a lot in his life.
Walk Me to the Shining Distance
1977, ordinary, colour, 2657 m, 97 min.
Script by Vassily Shukshin
Directed by German Lavrov
Stanislav Lyubshin
Camera by Yury Avdeyev
Vladimir Fridkin
Music by Yury Butsko
Art design by Vladimir Aronin
S t a r r i n g
Lidia Fedoseyeva-Shukshina, Stanislav Lyubshin,
Mikhail Ulyanov, Ivan Ryzhov, Volodya Naumenko, Oleg
Novikov
Made after Vasily Shukshin's film story. Agrippina Veselova
lives alone in a small town and educates a son Vitya. Her elder
brother is distressed for his still young sister, who has the good
reason for woman's happiness. Once he took his friend, a positive
and trouble-free man, to her place, but marriage brokerage didn't
occur, because Agrippina didn't want to live with a common,
boring and unloved man.
A Portrait in the Rain
1977, w/s, colour, 2626 m, 96 min.
Script by Alexander Volodin
Directed by Gavriil Egiazarov
Camera by Valery Shuvalov
Music by Alexey Mazhukov
Art design by Anatoly Kuznetsov
S t a r r i n g
Galina Polskikh, Igor Ledogorov, Alexey Petrenko,
Valentina Talyzina, Irina Malysheva, Yury Vassiliev,
Galina Manukhina, Evdokia Germanova, Svetlana
Nemolyaeva, Mikhail Semakov
A melodrama. By chance Klavdia, a mother of two daughters,
meets a lonly and not young sailor. At first Anatoly sees only
calculations in her behavior, but then he understands that he is
deeply wrong. The main feature of Klavdia's character is ability
to sympathy. At first it astonishes Anatoly, but then attracts him
more and more to this extraordinary woman.
The Newcomer
1977, w/s, colour, 2747 m, 100 min.
Script by Artur Makarov
Directed by Valery Lonskoy
Camera by Vladimir Papyan
Music by Georgy Firtich
Art design by Peter Kiselev
S t a r r i n g
Zhanna Prokhorenko, Lena Ikonitskaya, Alexander
Mikhailov, Sergey Panachevny, Elena Kuzmina, Maria
Skvortsova, Sergey Torkachevsky, Lev Borisov, Maria
Vinogradova, Vladimir Zemlyanikin, Taissia Litvinenko,
Tamara Sovchi, Daniil Netrebin, Mikhail Chigarev
A love story of a provincial driver Fedor to a teacher Maria,
who came with a five-year old daughter to his village. A
true feeling between them doesn't arise at once, but slowly.
At first a young woman doesn't understand Fedor's snap
courtship. But Fedor is stubborn and the time comes, when
he tells his parents that he will ask Mary for marriage.
Suddenly her daughter's father comes to the village. Fedor
intercedes for the loving woman. Anxiety for his life opens
Maria her real feelings.
A Dust under the Sun
1977, w/s, colour, 2676 m, 98 min, co-production:
LITHUANIAN FILM STUDIO.
Script by Eugeny Kotov
Directed by Marionas Gerdis
Camera by Ionas Tomashyavichus
Music by Vitautas Barkauskas
Art design by Leonid Platov
S t a r r i n g
Timofey Spivak, Peter Viliaminov, Alexander
Ovchinnikov, Gennady Yukhtin, Svetlana Penkina,
Vladimir Zamansky, Antanas Shurna, Vladimir Nosik,
Vladimir Novikov
About the subjection of a revolutionary rebel, risen in
Simbirsk in the July of 1918 by a left socialist-revolutionary
Muravev, who was the commander of the Red Armies East
Front. The leader of the Simbirsk Bolsheviks Iosif Vareykis
and the commander of the First Army Mikhail
Tukhachevsky participated in the operation.
Rudin
1977, w/s, colour, 2591 m, 95 min.
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Script by Konstantin Voinov
Nikolay Figurovsky
Directed by Konstantin Voinov
Camera by Mikhail Agranovich
Vladimir Zakharchuk
Music by Andrey Eshpay
Art design by Vladimir Filippov
S t a r r i n g
Oleg Efremov, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Svetlana
Pereladova, Lidia Smirnova, Rolan Bykov, Oleg Vidov,
Zhanna Bolotova, Vladimir Sokolov, Vladimir Korenev,
Lyudmila Shagalova
A screen version of Ivan Turgenev's novel of the same name. In
the estate of a rich landowner widow Lasunskaya Dmitry Rudin,
a clever, educated, but poor young man comes. Rudin and
Lasunskaya's daughter fell in love. The mother sharply stops their
love affairs. Natalia, ready to go with Rudin at the world's end, is
disappointed at his resignation and soonest departure. She
worries that she believed in a passionate, eloquent man, but
incapable of doing decisive actions.
Siberiada
1977, w/f, colour, 7543.3 m, 275 min.
Film 1 "Afanasy. The Begining of the Century"
Film 2 "Nikolay – Son of Afanasy.
The thirties."
Script by Valentin Ezhov
Andrey Mikhalkov-
Konchalovsky
Directed by Andrey Mikhalkov-
Konchalovsky
Camera by Levan Paatashvili
Music by Eduard Artemiev
Art design by Nikolay Dvigubsky
S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Samoylov, Vitaly Solomin, Evgeny Perov,
Sergey Shakurov, Mikhail Kononov, Pavel Kadochnikov,
Natalia Andreychenko, Elena Koreneva, Eugeny-Leonov-
Gladyshev, Leonid Pleshakov, Alexander Potapov, Igor
Okhlupin
Two first film of four-part film-poem. The plot of the film is a
fate of several generations of Elan village, lost in the depth of the
Siberia swamps, which is shown during almost three fourths of
the XX century. These are two families, whose enmity is deeply
rooted: the Solomins family – reach, sure-footed, "eternal kulaks"
and the Ustyuzhanins family – rebels, poets, humorists and the
same hard workers as the last ones. The second film is over at the
change of the main characters lives in the end of 1917.
An Office Affair
1977, ordinary, colour, 4350 m, 159 min.
Script by Emil Braginsky
Eldar Ryazanov
Directed by Eldar Ryazanov
Camera by Vladimir Nakhabtsev
Music by Andrey Petrov
Art design by Alexander Borisov
Sergey Voronkov
S t a r r i n g
Alisa Freindlikh, Andrey Myagkov, Svetlana
Nemolyaeva, Oleg Basilashvili, Liya Akhidzhakova,
Lyudmila Ivanova, Peter Shcherbakov, Nelly Pshennaya,
Nadezhda Repina, Victor Filippov
A lyric comedy made after E. Ryazanov and E. Braginsky's play
"Colligues". A luckless clerk starts courting his charmless and
austere director. Arose true feeling awaken both of them and the
film ends in a marriage of two interesting and self-assured
people.
Funny People
1977, ordinary, colour, 2549 m, 93 min.
Script by Mikhail Shveitser
Directed by Mikhail Shveitser
Camera by Mikhail Agranovich
Music by Isaak Shvarts
Art design by Abram Freydin
S t a r r i n g
Eugeny Leonov, Vladimir Basov, Oleg Basilashvili,
Leonid Kuravlev, Valery Zolotukhin, Eugeny Perov,
Vladislav Strzhelchik, Elena Solovey, Victor Sergachev,
Vyacheslav Nevinny, Yury Volyntsev, Avangard
Leontiev, Boris Novikov, Natalia Gundareva, Albert
Filozov, Voctor Pavlov
The film based on A. Chekhov's early stories and notebooks.
The story of rehearsals of an unusual chorus are entwined with
the heroes live between songfests. It is based on stories "In he
Balneary", "Tears Invisible to the World", "The Conversation of
a Man and a Dog" and etc.
An Individual Opinion
1977, w/s, colour, 2689 m, 98 min.
Script by Valentin Chernykh
Directed by July Karasik
Camera by Anatoly Kuznetsov
Music by Boris Chaikovsky
Art design by Boris Blank
S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Menshov, Lyudmila Chursina, Alexander
Lazarev, Eugeny Karelskikh, Elena Proklova, Nina
Urgant, Peter Pankov, Eugenia Khanayeva, Eugeny
Burenkov, Valery Khlevinsky
A psychologist Petrov and a sociologist Burtseva, having
analyzed the failures in the working process of the plant, arrives
at a conclusion that it is the shop chief Prokopenko's guilt. The
situation is worsening by the fact that Petrov has love affaires
with the plant worker Tatyana, whose bridegroom also works at
the plant. It is out of Petrov's power to part with his loving girl,
so he excepts the plant director suggestion to creat a psychology
laboratory. Burtseva, who loves Petrov, returns to Moscow alone.
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The Steppe
1977, w/f, colour, 3666 m, 134 min.
Script by Sergey Bondarchuk
Directed by Sergey Bondarchuk
Camera by Leonid Kalashnikov
Music by Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov
Art design by Victor Petrov
Yury Fomenko
S t a r r i n g
Oleg Kuznetsov, Nikolay Trofimov, Vladimir Sedov,
Victor Mamayev, Sergey Bondarchuk, Ivan Lapikov,
Mikhail Kokshenov, Valery Zakhariev, Innokenty
Smoktunovsky, Igor Kvasha, Liliana Malkina, Stanislav
Lyubshin, Irina Skobtseva, Mikhail Gluzsky, Vassily
Livanov
Based upon A.Chechov's novel of the same name.
In the film, as in the story steppe and people connected with it are
taken in its entirety. Combining of nature pictures and people's
lives form the film tension and dynamics.
A Strange Woman
1977, ordinary, colour, 4018 m, 147 min.
Script by Eugeny Gabrilovich
July Raizman
Directed by July Raizman
Camera by Naum Ardashnikov
Music by Roman Ledenev
Art design by Gennady Myasnikov
S t a r r i n g
Irina Kupchenko, Yury Podsolenko, Vassily Lanovoy,
Oleg Vavilov, Antonina Bogdanova, tatiana Govorova,
Vadim Todorovsky, Svetlana Korkoshko
About a young woman. People around consider her to be strange.
But she only dreams of reckless and romantic love. She finds it in
the long run.
Destiny
1977, w/f, colour, 5839 m, 170 min.
Script by Peter Proskurin
Eugeny Matveyev
Directed by Eugeny Matveyev
Camera by Gennady Tsekayevy
Victor Yakushev
Music by Eugeny Ptichkin
Art design by Semyon Valyushok
S t a r r i n g
Eugeny Matveyev, Zinaida Kirienko, Olga Ostroumova,
Yury Yakovlev, Valeria Zaklunnaya, Algimantas
Masyulis, Vadim Spiridonov, Vladimir Samoylov, Georgy
Yumatov
The second part of the film dilogy, which starts from the film
"The Earth's Love" based on P. Proskurin's second book of the
novel of the same name.
Zakhar Deryugin goes to the battle line, fights, is taken captive,
escapes. His wife Katya finds herself in the occupation. Having
not exacted her compliance to work for them, the Germans,
having maligned, punished her capitally. The Deryugin's elder
son is killed by a fascist bullet. His mother burns down sleeping
fascists together with her house. In retort the Germans prepares a
punitive expedition, but guerillas together with Zakhar enter the
village and rescue its inhabitants.
The Fight in Snowstorm
1977, w/s, b/w, 2382 m, 87 min.
Script by Olga Miroshnichenko
in association with
Vladimir Kuznetsov
Directed by Alexander Gordon
Camera by Mikhail Bitz
Music by Nikolay Sidelnikov
Art design by Irina Lukashevich
S t a r r i n g
Leonid Markov, Valentin Gaft, Konstantin Zakharov,
Victor Pavlov, Nina Potapova, Gennady Korolkov, Sergey
Yakovlev, Oleg Anofriev, Vladimir Paulus, Eugenia
Sabelnikova, Boris Bochurin, Alexander Pyatkov, Georgy
Malikov
Criminal drama. The actions are taking place at construction site
in the North. Two criminals capture a bus with hostages.
Construction chief which is also in the bus resists the bandits.
By Human Standards
1977, w/s, colour, 2333 m, 85 min.
Script by Yury Nikolin
Directed by Alexander Svetlov
Camera by Victor Sheinin
Music by Alfred Shnitke
Art design by Alexander Kuznetsov
S t a r r i n g
Leonid Kuravlev, Gennady Korolkov, Boris Ivanov,
Victor Philippov, Mikhail Gluzsky, Victor Shulgin,
Gurgen Tonunts, Nikolay Grabbe, Oleg Golubitsky, Yury
Gusev
Zootechnician Chaplygin destroys the navigation sign in order to
stop air flights which cause death of walruses. One pilot and
zootechnician go to Moscow to the arbitration to solve the
problem.
The Inn on Pyatnitskaya St.
1977, w/s, colour, 2465 m, 90 min.
Script by Nikolay Leonov
Directed by Alexander Fayntsymmer
Camera by Sergey Vronsky
Vsevolod Simakov
Music by Andrey Eshpay
Art design by Vadim kislykh
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S t a r r i n g
Gennady Korolkov, Tamara Semina, Konstantin
Grigorev, Lev Prygunov, Nikolay Eremenko jr., Victor
Perevalov, Alexander Galibin, Marina Duzheva, Larissa
Eremina, Gleb Strizhenov, Yury Nazarov
1920s. The movie tells us about a criminal gang digging in the
bar on Pyatnitskaya street debunked by crime detection
department. The crime detection department officer enters the
gang...
The Mire
1977, w/s, colour, 3617 m, 132 min.
Script by Victor Merezhko
Grigory Chukhrai
Directed by Grigory Chukhrai
Camera by Yury Sokol
Mikhail Demurov
Music by Mikhail Ziv
Art design by Konstantin Stepanov
S t a r r i n g
Nonna Mordukova, Andrey Nikolaev, Vadim Spiridonov,
Valentina Telichkina, Valery Nosik, Vladimir Gusev,
Galina Mikaladze, Arkady Smirnov
Matrena Bystrova's husband and eldest son Stepan die at the front
and it is time for her junior son Mitya to go to the front too.
When leaving he was badly injured after the bombing and
Matrena took him furtively back home. That is how Mitya
becomes a defector. They live together avoiding everybody. The
war finishes and all of a sudden Stepan comes back home.
Matrena was afraid that he would find out the truth about Mitya.
She sends Stepan away. But it is difficult to live such a life and
finally Mitya goes to militia to confess everything.
Remember me Sometimes
1977, w/s, colour, 2570 m, 94 min.
Script by Vladimir Kunin
Directed by Pavel Chukhrai
Camera by Boris Brozhovsky
Music by Mark Minkov
Art design by Nikolay Usachev
S t a r r i n g
Nikolay Kruchkov, Lev Prygunov, Saido Kurbatov, Yury
Averin, Shavkat Gaziev, Galina Komarova, Valentina
Ananina, Nina Agapova, N. Rosafova, Irina Akulova,
Alexander bordukov, Andrey Kazantsev, Pavel Vinnik
The son of an old surgeon dies in a mudflow. Later his father
goes to the Middle Asia town where his son died. Once he saves
life to one young man during the operation and during the
treatment they set their affections upon each other. Their
friendship helped the surgeon to understand the young generation
and to overcome all his problems.
A Front Behind the Lines
1977, w/f, colour, 5973m, 174 min.
Script by Semyon Dneprov
Directed by Igor Gostev
Camera by Alexander Kharitonov
Music by Veniamin Basner
Art design by Vassily Golikov
Alexander Samulekin
S t a r r i n g
Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Ivan Lapikov, Eugeny Matveev,
Galina Polsikh, Valeria Zaklunnaya, Oleg Zhakov, Ivan
Pereverzev, Yury Tolubeev, Harry Pitch, Khanio Khosse,
Igor Ledogorov
Based on the novel by S. Tsvigun "We Will Be Back". The
movie tells us about coordinated combat actions of major
Mlynsky unit and guerilla detachments in the deep enemy rear.
The Ordeal
Part 5 "Split"
Part 6 "Telegin"
Part 7 "Katya"
Part 8 "Dasha"
Part 9 "Roshchin"
Part 10 "Midnight"
Part 11 "Waiting"
Part 12 "Glow"
Part 13 "Nasty Mourning"
1977, TV film, colour, 18266 m, 657min.
Script by Vassily Ordynsky
Oleg Stukalov
Directed by Vassily Ordynsky
Camera by Nikolay Vasilkov
Music by Yury Butsko
Art design by Yury Kladienko
S t a r r i n g
Irina Alferova, Mikhail Nozhkin, Svetlana Penkina, Yury
Solomin, Yury Kaurov, Lev Durov, Rolan Bykov,
Vladimir Gostukhin, Georgy Burkov, Zinovy Gerdt,
Yury Gorobets, Eugeny Lazarev, Andrey Yurenev,
Svetlana Tormakhova
Screen adaptation of the 2nd and 3d parts of the A. Tolstoy's
trilogy of the same name.
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I Want to Be the Minister
1977, w/s, colour, 2539 m, 93 min.
Script by Maxim Korshunov
Alexander Khmelik
Directed by Ekaterina Stashevskaya
Camera by Nikolay Nemolyaev
Music by Eduard Khagagortyan
Art design by Irina Shreter
S t a r r i n g
Valery Nikiforov, V. Luchkov, Valery Shalnykh, Victor
Drevitsky, Irina Malysheva, Irina Muraveva, Mikhail
Zhigalov, Yury Gorobets, Albina Matveeva, Inna
Vykhodtseva, Nelly Pshennaya, Roman Khomyatov
The main characters of the movie are college students and their
teacher Victor. Each of the boy has a dream and they have to
study as well as to determine their future profession. And their
teacher is always next to them to help as well as his students help
him to understand that education is his avocation.
Yulia Vrevskaya
1977, w/s, colour, 3838 m, 140 min,.co-production:
"ZA IGRALNY FILMI" (Bulgaria)
Script by Semyon Lungin
Stefan Tsanev
in association with
Nikola Korabov
Directed by Nikola Korabov
Camera by Vadim Yusov
Music by Victor Vasiliev
Toncho Rusev
Art design by Maria Ivanova
Valery Philippov
S t a r r i n g
Lyudmila savelieva, Stean Danailov, kosta Tsonev, Yury
Yakovlev, Regimantas Adomaytis, Vladimir Ivashov,
Georgy Cherkelov, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Vladislav
Dvorzhetsky, Lidia Terletskaya, Rolan Bykov, Alexey
Petrenko, Semyon Morozov, Nikolay Grinko, Borislv
Brondukov
The movie tells us about a dramatic destiny of the Russian
woman - countess Yulia Vrevskaya. The action takes place
during the Russian-Turkish war for liberating Bulgaria from
Turkish invaders. The widow, she invests much money in
creating volunteer medical unit and becomes a sister of Mercy at
the front. In 1878 she dies of fever in a Bulgaria town Byal.
1978
The Nearby Remote Region
1978, w/s, colour, 2611 m, 95 min.
Script by Artur Makarov
Directed by Victor Koltsov
Camera by Anatoly Nikolaev
Music by Vladimir Shainsky
Art design by Alexey Lebedev
S t a r r i n g
Zhanna Prokhorenko, Anatoly Vasilev, Lyubov
Sokolova, Ivan Savkin, Irina Grishina, Andrey
Smolyakov, Vladimir Kashpur
The collective farm head Anna Talnikova is a widow. She falls in
love with a meliorator Sergey who asks her to leave but finally he
realizes that she won't be happy without her collective farm and
he without her.
Holiday Season
1978, ordinary, colour, 2779 m, 102 min.
Script by Grigory Gorin
Vladimir Pavlovich
Directed by Vladimir Pavlovich
Camera by Anatoly Kuznetsov
Music by Murat Kazhlaev
Art design by Georgy Turylev
S t a r r i n g
Yuozas Budaytis, Tatiana Sidorenko, Alexander Lazarev,
Valentina Ignatieva, Sergey bondarchuk, Innokenty
Smoktunovsky
The fall of 1938. The movie tells us about Russian, French men
and American woman, from the international brigade who helped
nurse Martha to deliver Spanish children which were captured
hostages by fascists to Corsica. Risking their lives they save the
children.
The Holiday
1978, w/s, colour, 2384 m, 87 min.
Script by Peter Todorovsky
Vladimir Konovalov
Directed by Peter Todorovsky
Camera by Vadim Alisov
Music by Isaak Shvarz
Art design by Levan Shengeliya
S t a r r i n g
Nikolay Pastukhov, Lyudmila Zaitseva, Alla
Meshcheryakova, Gennady Korolkov, Nina Zotkina,
Vyacheslav Platonov, Ksenia Minina, Marlen Khutsyev,
Oleg Gobzeva
One day of life in a big miner family. The movie tells us about ex
miner who wants to acquaint children with the woman he loves.
Many different situations happens that day and finally it turns out
that the family consists of devoted and loved people.
Miss Nikanorova Is Waiting
For You
1978, w/s, colour, 2376 m, 87 min.
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Script by Victor Merezhko
Directed by Leonid Maryagin
Camera by Yury Avdeev
Vladimir Fridkin
Music by Yan Frenkel
Art design by Andrey Kuznetsov
S t a r r i n g
Natalia Gundareva, Borislav Brondukov, Eugeny
Kindinov, Ivan Ryzhov, Mikhail Vaskov, Georgy Frolov,
Lev Borisov
Comedy. Katya Nikonorova dreams of a real love but she meets
adventurers only. Accidentally she falls in love with a vet
Dezhkin. Finally they find happiness with each other.
Colonel Zorin's Version
1978, w/s, colour, 2449 m, 89 min.
Script by Vladimir Kuznetsov
Directed by Andrey Ladynin
Camera by Victor Sheynin
Music by Georgy Firtich
Art design by Andrey Kuznetsov
S t a r r i n g
Barkov Ivanov, Ivan Voronov, Vilnis, Bekeris,
Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Peter Veliaminov, Shavkat Gaziv,
Elena Drapeko, Alla Evdokimova, Anatoly Vedenkin
A detective film about a jewel shop robbery and how colonel
Zorin managed to debunk the seller of the shop which was also
responsible for the mysterious murder...
The Dove
1978, ordinary, TV film, colour, 7550 m, 276 min.
Script by Leonid Agranovich
Anatoly Pristavkin
in association with
Vladimir Nazarov
Directed by Vladimir Nazarov
Camera by Yury Gaytman
Music by Gennady Gladkov
Art design by Mikhail Bogdanov
S t a r r i n g
Elena Proklova, Oleg Naumenko, Igor Yankovsky, Oleg
Martyanov, Peter Veliaminov, Anatoly Kuznetsov, Nina
Maslova, Nikolay Volkov, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Natalia
Gruzo, Sergey Yakovlev, Nina Ilina
The action of the movie takes place at a hydro-electric plant large
construction work in Siberia. The young workers make their first
steps in a new job and in family life.
Que Viva Mexica
1978, ordinary, b/w, 2437 m, 89 min.
Script by Grigory Alexandrov
Sergey Eyzenshteyn
Eduard Tisse
Directed by Nikita Orlov
Grigory Alexandrov
Camera by Eduard Tisse
Nikolay Olonovsky
Music by Yury Yakushev
Art design by Yury Sobolev
This movie is a re-creation of the unaccomplished film shot by
Sergey Eyzenshtein in Mexico in 1931.
Yemelyan Pugachev
Film 1 "Slaves Of Freedom"
Film 2 "Bloody Freedom "
1978, w/s, colour, 4286.6 m, 156 min.
Script by Eduard Volodarsky
Directed by Alexey Saltykov
Camera by Igor Chernykh
Music by Andrey Eshpay
Art design by Stalen Volkov
S t a r r i n g
Eugeny Matveev, Viya, Artmane, Tamara Semina, Olga
Prokhorova, Peter Glebov, Boris Kudryavtsev, Grigory
Grigoriu, Valentin Pavlov, Boris Kulikov, Konstantin
Zakharcenko, Fedor Odinokov
Don kosak Yemelyan Pugachev says goodbye to his family and
escapes trying to hide. He heads the rebel as tsar Peter
Fedorovich. But tsaritsa sends troops to crush a revolt. The
traitors gave him away and he is brought through the country in a
metal cage.
The Singing Woman
1978, w/s, colour, 2168 m, 79 min.
Script by Anatoly Stepanov
Directed by Alexander Orlov
Camera by Igor Geleyn
Vladimir Stepanov
Music by Alexander Zatsepin
Alla Pugacheva
Leonid Garin
Art design by Valentin Vyrvich
S t a r r i n g
Alla Pugacheva, Alla Budnitskaya, Nikolay Volkov,
Alexander Khochinsky, Alexander Alexandrov, Leonid
Garin, Vladimir Shubarin
The movie tells us about a pop singer Anna Streltsova. She wants
to give up her job as she no materiel to reveal her talent. She
comes through a difficulties but finally she finds her own style,
genre and her songs.
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Live In Joy
1978, w/s, colour, 2083 m, 76 min.
Script by Leonid Millionshchikov
Directed by Leonid Millionshchikov
Camera by Vitaly Abramov
Music by Nikita Bogoslovsky
Art design by Vitaly Gladnikov
S t a r r i n g
Leonid Kuravlev, Vladimir Basov, Boris Novikov,
Valentina Telegina, Zoya Fedorova, Elena Drapenko,
Svetlana Kharitonova
Comedy. The main character of the movie is a village inventor
Mitya. His wife often goes away because of noise and different
metal pieces. He is a volunteer to fix something for the village
inhabitants. Having left for the town to choose equipment for the
bridge, which was so necessary for his village, Mityai came upon
thieves. But justice triumphed, Mityai attained the construction of
the bridge and his wife came back.
The Star of Hope
1978, ordinary, colour, 4341 m, 158 min.
Script by Ivan Isayev
Directed by Edmond Keosayan
Camera by Mikhail Ardabievsky
Music by Edgar Oganesyan
Art Design by Stepan Andranikyan
Anatoly Plastinkin
S t a r r i n g
Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Edisher Magalashvili, Laura
Gevorkyan, Sos Sarkisyan, Khoren Abramyan, Kote
Daushvili, Ovak Galoyan, Alla Tumanyan
Armenia in the beginning of the XVIII century. Gorny Syunik is
the last land, which is not conquered by Osmania. The local
governor believes that only unity is a real power. The more so the
Russian Tsar Peter I promised his assistance. The rumors about
talks with Russia made Osmania begin a new campaign and it
means new fires, massacre, violence… But now Prince
Dolgoruky's units are coming to help the Armenians.
Ivantsov, Petrov, Sidorov
1978, w/s, colour, 2570.2 m, 94 min.
Script by Eugeny Grigoriev
Oscar Nikich
Directed by Konstantin Khudyakov
Camera by Vladimir Boganov
Music by Alexey Rybnikov
Art Design by Irina Shreter
S t a r r i n g
Mikhail Gluzsky, Leonid Filatov, Alexander Galibin,
Lyudmila Malevannaya, Elena Kapitsa, Elizaveta
Nikishchikhina
Young scientists Petrov and Ivantsov are going to participate in a
scientific experiment, prepared by Sidorov. During the test,
having been fascinated by good results of the experiment and as a
result of his negligence Sidorov dies. Young scientists are going
to finish their joint project.
Temptation
1978, w/s, colour, 2241 m, 82 min.
Script by Alexander Chervinsky
Irina Povolotskaya
Directed by Alexey Polyakov
Camera by Nikolay Vasilkov
Music by Alexey Mazhukov
Art Design by Gennady Myasnikov
S t a r r i n g
Elena Borzova, Yury Shlykov, Olga Bityukova, Lyubov
Germanova, Andrey Kudryashov, Elena Sanaeva, Daniil
Netrebin, Elena Pavlovskaya
Young designer Andrey Makarov is driving South, where his
fianc?e is waiting for him. On his way he meets young girl
Natasha, who falls in love with him at first sight. He confesses
that he is going to his fianc?e. On his way he thinks that his car
hit a man and he decides to the militia station to give himself up.
Natasha is ready to share all troubles with him. The young man
turns out to be innocent. The young people separated. But
everything that happened with the main character makes him
think about aim of his life.
The Centaurs
1978, w/s, colour, 3813 m, 139 min, co-production:
"MAFILM" (Hungarian People's Republic),
"BARRANDOV" (Czech Soviet Socialist Republic) with
participation of "DINPRO" (Columbia)
Script by Vitautas Zhalakyavichus
Directed by Vitautas Zhalakyavichus
Camera by Pavel Lebeshev
Art Design by Levan Shengelia
Antal Neogradi
Oldzhrikh Okach
S t a r r i n g
Donatos Banionis, Regimantas Adomaitis, Margit
Lukach, Eugeny Lebedev, Dyula Benke, Elena Ivochkina,
Iren Shyute, Gennady Bortnikov
About preparation and conduction of a coup in one of the
countries of the Southern America. The foretypes of the main
characters became the president of Chili Salvador Aliende and
general Pinochet.
A Pig in a Poke
1978, w/s, colour, 2411 m, 88 min.
Script by Alexander Bogodyansky
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Georgy Shchukin
Directed by Georgy Shchukin
Camera by Georgy Kupriyanov
Music by Larissa Kritskaya
Art Design by Vassily Shcherbak
S t a r r i n g
Borislav Brondukov, Stanislav Sadalsky, Victor
Ilyuichev, Oleg Anofriev, Tatiana Novitskaya, Ivan
Ryzhov, Maria Skvortsova
A comedy. In search of easy money the employees came to a collective
farm as students of construction team. Trying to save the face of
"students" they have to work hard.
My Love, My Sorrow
1978, w/s, colour, 2573 m, 94 min, co-production: "TUGRAFILM"
(Turkey)
Script by Akekper Ibragimov
Directed by Akekper Ibragimov
Camera by Konstantin Petrichenko
Music by Murad Kazhlayev
Art Design by Boris Nemechek
Boris Blank
Vladimir Kirs
S t a r r i n g
Tyurkan Shorai, Alla Sigalova, Faruk Peker, Iylmaz
Duru, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Vladimir Samoylov,
Anatoly Papanov, Vsevolod Sanayev
Based on the play "Legend About Love" by N. Khikmet. Oriental
governor Makhmene Banu sacrifice her beauty for saving her
sister Shirin from deadly disease. Shirin meets artist Farkhad.
Makhmene separates them since she loves both of them. But in
the long run, having overcome all difficulties, the beloved unite.
A Hunting Accident
1978, w/s, colour, 2987 m, 109 min, with participation of
"INTER-ALLIANCE-FILM" (Western Berlin)
Script by Emil Lotyanu
Directed by Emil Lotyanu
Camera by Anatoly Petritsky
Music by Eugeny Doga
Art Design by Boris Blank
S t a r r i n g
Galina Belyaeva, Oleg Yankovsky, Kirill Lavrov, Leonid
Markov, Svetlana Toma, Grigory Grigoriu, Vassily
Simchich, Oleg Fedorov
Based on the story "A Hunting Accident" by A.P. Chekhov. Love
triangle. Elderly prince Urbenin's sincere sacrificial love of
young and beautiful Olga turns to dispair, when young Sergey
Kamyshev appears. Obsessed by passion and jealousy the young
man desperately kills Olga.
Our Youth is With Us
1978, ordinary, colour, 2454 m, 90 min.
Script by Vera Kochetova
Directed by Oleg Bondarev
Camera by Alexey Temerin
Music by Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov
Art Design by Tatiana Livanova
S t a r r i n g
Irina Skobtseva, Nikolay Eremenko, Eugenia
Sabelnikova, Nina Maslova, Vassily Korzun, Boris
Khimichev, Georgy Tretiakov
Pavel P. Kolosov is appointed a new director of a research
institute. He actively sets about his work, but his colleagues do
not like it and they begin baiting him, using difficult situation in
his family. But real scientists support him and assist him in
establishing links between science and industry.
In a New Place
1978, w/s, colour, 2457 m, 90 min.
Script by Artur Makarov
Directed by Valentin Popov
Dmitry Korzhikhin
Camera by Dmitry Korzhikhin
Grigory Shpakler
Music by Murat kazhlayev
Art Design by Said Menyalshchikov
S t a r r i n g
Yury Nazarov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Daniil Netrebin,
Vadim Zakharchenko, Sergey Ponachevny, Pavel
Kormunin, Valery Ryzhakov
Anti-poaching inspector Sergey Bayev comes to a collective
fishery to a new station and begins fighting against poach. Both
poachers and artel chief Fetisov do not like it. Without coming to
a compromise decision the Ermakovs brothers to "talk" to the
new inspector. But the influence of militia prevents them from
fighting and the criminals are duly punished.
An Ordinary Miracle
1978, ordinary, colour, 3991 m, 146 min.
Script by Mark Zakharov
Directed by Mark Zakharov
Camera by Nikolay Nemolyaev
Music by Gennady Gladkov
Art Design by Lyudmila Kusakova
S t a r r i n g
Oleg Yankovsky, Irina Kupchenko, Eugeny Leonov,
Eugenia Simonova, Alexander Abdulov, Ekaterina
Vassilieva, Yury Solomin, Andrey Mironov, Ervant
Arzumanyan, Vsevolod Larionov
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Based on the play of the same name by E. Schwarz. Being
bored, a magician turned a young bear into a young man with a
condition that he will be turned into the bear again if he falls in
love with pri nces s and kisses her. The young people met and
fell in love with each other. The young man couldn't decide to
kiss the girl for a long time, which offended and provoked
indignation of the girl. But when he subdued his fears of
becoming an animal, love did a miracle and snapped the spell and
the beast remained human.
Fire
1978, ordinary, colour, 1424 m, 52 min.
Script by Boris Baratov
Directed by Boris Baratov
Camera by Alexander Garibyan
B. Nesterchuk
About labour deeds of our oilers, extracting oil, which can be
called "the industrial blood", from the depths of earth and sea.
Classmates
1978, ordinary, TV film, colour, 3856.9 m, 141 min.
Script by Iosif Gerasimov
Directed by Valery Kremnev
Camera by Nikolay Olonovsky
Music by Andrey Eshpay
Art Design by Valery Filippov
S t a r r i n g
Vatslav Dvorzhetsky, Lev Durov, Irina Miroshnichenko,
Vladimir Zamansky, Lyudmila Tselikovskaya, Galina
Polskikh
Based on the story "Start" by I. Gerasimov. An official from a
ministry named Lobanov comes to the ironwork, where a new
shop is to be brought into operation. Him and the director of the
ironworks are the classmates. A conflict concerning different
approaches to the business arouses between them: Lobanov is
moving to success without taking into consideration the interests
of other people and the methods of Shergov are the exact
contrary. In the end Lobanov changes his view and estimates his
life from the other point of view.
Distinctive Marks Absent
1978, ordinary, colour, 3990 m, 146 min, co-production:
"PRF" "ZF" (Poland) with participation of "DEFA"
(German Democratic Republic)
Script by Julian Semyonov
Directed by Anatoly Bobrovsky
Camera by Sergey Zaitsev
Boguslav Lyambakh
Music by Andzhey Kozhinsky
Andzhey Kozhinsky
Art Design by Eugeny Chernyaev
Ezhi Skshepinsky
S t a r r i n g
Peter Galitsky, danuta Kovalska, Andrey Mironov,
Pavel Pankov, Ezhi Matalovsky, Agata Keshevska,
Eve Kivi, Donatas Banionis, Victor Shulgin, Oleg
Basilashvili, Yury Medvedev, Yan Klosinsky
Based on the first volume of the novel "Burning" by Julian
Semyonov. The years of 1902 – 1905. Felix Dzerzhinsky,
who was exiled to Siberia, rebels in one of the transit
prisons and with a number of his friends he escapes to
Warsaw, where gendarmes are trying to catch him, but with
no success. They managed to catch him only during one of
the proletarian demonstrations.
Father Sergius
1978, ordinary, colour, 2763 m, 101 min.
Script by Igor Talankin
Directed by Igor Talankin
Camera by Georgy Rerberg
Anatoly Nikolayev
Music by Alphred Shnitke
Art Design by Victor Petrov
Yury Fomenko
S t a r r i n g
Sergey Bondarchuk, Valentina Titova, Vladislav
Strzhelchik, Nikolay Gritsenko, Boris Ivanov, Ivan
Lapikov, Ivan Soloviev, Lyudmila Maksakova, Irina
Skobtseva
Based on the story of the same name by L.N. Tolstoy. The film is
about life story of Stepan Kasatsky, a social handsome man,
commander of cuirassier regiment lifeguard squadron, who
retired to a cloister one month prior to his wedding.
The Turn
1978, w/s, colour, 2721 m, 99 min.
Script by Alexander Mindadze
Directed by Vadim Abdrashitov
Camera by Elizbar Karavayev
Music by Vladimir Martynov
Art Design by Vladimir Korovin
S t a r r i n g
Irina Kupchenko, Oleg Yankovsky, Oleg Anofriev,
Natalia Velichko, Mikhail Dadyko, Olympiada
Kalmykova, Alexander Kaidanovsky
Victor and Natasha were coming back from their vacation
by car and hit the old woman, who was crossing the road.
Soon the first outburst to justify himself was over and when
Victor took his medicine the court justified him on the
grounds of examination taken.
A Belated Berry
1978, w/s, colour, 2438.5 m, 89 min.
Script by Alexey Simukov
Directed by Fedor Filippov
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Camera by Victor Yakushev
Music by Vladimir Martynov
Art Design by Felix Yasyukevich
S t a r r i n g
Valeria Zaklunnaya, Alexey Serebryakov, Georgy
Yumatov, Igor Ledogorov, Andrey Gradov, Alexandra
Turgan, Anna Kalturina
Based on the story "There was Kuzma" by Z. Tobolkin. Kuzma
Brus, a boy from a Siberian village spent all his life in nature's
lap, that is why he is kind and merciful. When their family took
some hard knocks – his father became a disabled person, his
mother does not allow his senior brother to marry the beloved
girl, his mother has an affair with a taskmaster – all of it caused
him to crack up. For the sake of his health his shocked mother
gives up her love, blesses the senior brother to marry and makes
her peace with the father.
While Fantasy Runs Wild
1978, w/f, colour, 2650 m, 77 min.
Script by Vassily Aksenov
Directed by Yury Gorkovenko
Camera by Anatoly Mukasey
Music by Gennady Gladkov
Art Design by Alina Speshneva
Nikolay Serebryakov
S t a r r i n g
Nikolay Karachentsov, Lyubov Reymer, Immanuil
Vittorgan, Nikolay Grinko, Leonid Kuravlev, Mikhail
Boyarsky, Oleg Anofriyev, Sergey Migitsko, Vladimir
Basov, Rolan Bykov, Grazhina Baikshtite
A comedy-musical, eccentric, elegant, comical, telling about
the events of the beginning of the XX century in the earliest
days of aviation. Yura Otvertkin, a romanticist from
Tsarevo-kokshaisk, is obsessed by aerostation. Having made
up, he gives himself out to be the ace Ivan Piramida. He has
to participate in the holiday, but he can fly only with the
help of books. But he manages to give a good account of
himself. After lots of adventures, connected with his
outlook, which is similar to that of a famous criminal. Yura
makes a confession about everything to his beloved and flies
under his real name.
The Right of the First Signature
1978, w/s, colour, 2438.5 m, 89 min.
Script by Mikhail Ryk
Vyacheslav Khotylev
Directed by Vladimir Chebotarev
Camera by Alexander Knyazhinsky
Music by Andrey Petrov
Art Design by Eugeny Serganov
S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Ivanov, Vladimir Kenigson, Natalia Fateyeva,
Stanislav Landgraf, Anatoly Kuznetsov, Vladimir
Samoylov
The film is about difficulties during establishment of business
relations with businessmen of capitalist countries.
The Preliminary Investigation
1978, w/s, colour, 2580 m, 94 min.
Script by Boris Mozhayev
Directed by Andrey Razumovsky
Camera by Boris Brozhovsky
Music by Igor Efremov
Art Design by Nikolay Usachev
S t a r r i n g
Valery Zolotukhin, Yury Nazarov, Nadezhda
Repina, Vladimir Gostyukhin, Victor Shulgin, Maxim
Munzuk, Valentin Grachev, Georgy Yumatov
Far Eastern militiaman Serezhkin, the main character of the film
"The Master of Taiga" and "The Loss of the Witness", now being
the captain, investigates a difficult case about lost rafts with
wood, fight of loggers with taskmaster Chubatov and fire at the
wood storehouse. All three cases turn out to be connected with
each other: the wreckers are trying to affix the blame to the
taskmaster. But Serezhkin is an experienced detective and he
finds out everything and saves an innocent person from
imprisonment.
The Fifth Season
1978, ordinary, w/s, colour, 2677 m, 98 min.
Script by Vladimir Gonik
Directed by Oleg Nikitin
Camera by Ralph Kelly
Music by Igor Efremov
Art Design by Sergey Portnoy
S t a r r i n g
Semyon Morozov, Alexander Denisov, Valentina
Telichkina, Yana Druz, Sergey Yakovlev, Valentin
Smirnitsky, Nikolay Kudryavtsev
Two friends, former workers, come back to their plants as
engineers. Andrey becomes a production foreman, and
Pavel becomes a member of State Quality Control. A conflict
arouses between them. Andrey aspires after quantity. Pavel is
trying to prevent his friend from production of inferior details. In
the long run Andrey admits that his friend is right and invites him
as a witness on his wedding.
Five Evenings
1978, ordinary, colour, 2824 m, 103 min.
Script by Alexander Adabashian
Nikita Mikhalkov
Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov
Camera by Pavel Lebeshev
Art Design by Alexander Adabashian
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Alexander Samulekin
S t a r r i n g
Lyudmila Gurchenko, Stanislav Lyubshin, Valentina
Telichkina, Larissa Kuznetsova, Igor Nefyodov,
Alexander Adabashian
Based on the play of the same name by A. Volodin. The 50s.
After many years of separation Tamara and Alexander met each
other. Alexander did not returned to her after war. Being
ashamed of the fact that he did not achieved anything he begins
to attribute positions and deserts to himself, and then, being
afraid that everything is disclosed he leaves her. Thanks to the
help of the nephew and his girl-friend, who found and shamed
Alexander, he returns to Tamara.
To Let a Flat with a Child
1978, w/s, colour, 2193 m, 80 min.
Script by Eduard Akopov
Directed by Victor Kryuchkov
Camera by Alexander Ryabov
Music by Anatoly Bykanov
Art Design by Boris Nemechek
Eleonora Nemechek
S t a r r i n g
Elena Fetisenko, Sasha Kpov, Misha Kozhekin, Lyuda
Diakonova, Pavel Vinnik, Alla Meshcheryakova, Vitaly
Solomin, Nikolay Parfenov
The parents of 14-year-old Andrey are leaving on mission to
Africa and lend their apartment with their son for him to
have anyone to look after. But the boy considers himself an
adult and he does not consider the girl, who lives with him,
an authority. Nina is tactful, careful, calm. She looses her
temper only when the boy interferes in her private life. She
leaves for Petushki and the boy takes it hard and goes to the
railway station every day – what if she comes back. His
dreams come true.
Siberiada
1978, w/s, colour, 3806.7 m, 139 min.
Script by Valentin Ezhov
Andrey Mikhalkov-
Konchalovsky
Directed by Andrey Mikhalkov-
Konchalovsky
Camera by Levan Paatashvili
Music by Eduard Artemiev
Art Design by Nikolay Dvigubsky
Alexander Adabashian
S t a r r i n g
Nikita Mikhalkov, Eugeny Leonov-Gladyshev, Lyudmila
Gurchenko, Igor Okhlupin, sergey Shakurov, Pavel
Kadochnikov, Vsevolod
larionov, Alexander Pankratov-Chyorny,
Gennady Yukhtin
The 3rd and the 4th films of epopee, which continue narration
about exploration of natural resources of Siberia, about
succession of generations.
The Emergency Call
1978, w/s, colour, 2672 m, 98 min.
Script by Gerald Bezhanov
Valery Khovenko
Directed by Gerald Bezhanov
Camera by Vladimir Papyat
Music by Eduard Kharagortyan
Art Design by Leonid Platov
S t a r r i n g
Eugeny Lebedev, Eugeny Kindinov, Marina Dyuzheva,
Eugeny Perov, Lyubov Sokolova, Natalia Egorova,
Ramaz Chkhikvadze
An emergency call brings the young surgeon Sergey Petukhov to
village Sidorki. Sergey does not like village doctor at first glance,
but he saves the life of a patient, and when he needs help Sergey
stays there and cures the patient. Through disputes,
incomprehension and confrontation they come to a mutual
respect. And maybe sergey will stay here forever…
An Old-fashioned Comedy
1978, w/s, colour, 2581 m, 94 min.
Script by Alexey Arbuzov
Vladimir Zheleznikov
Directed by Era Savelieva
Tatiana Berezantseva
Camera by Boris Kocherov
Music by Mikael Tariverdiyev
Art Design by Alexey Parkhomenko
Konstantin Forostenko
S t a r r i n g
Alisa Freinlikh, Igor Vladimirov
Based on the play of the same name by A. Arbuzov. The meeting
of the sanatorium doctor Rodion Nikolayevich and the patient
Lidia Vassiliyevna began with a conflict: he called her to his
room to explain the violation of sanatorium regime. But
gradually their meetings became regular, they got to know each
other better and realized that each of them needs warmth and
care. When it was time for the woman to go she couldn't leave
alone the man, who became so dear to her.
Seagulls Do Not Fly Here
1978, w/s, colour, 2664 m, 97 min.
Script by Bulat Mansurov
Eduard Tropinin
Directed by Bulat Mansurov
Camera by Henry Abramyan
Music by Alexander Lunacharsky
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Art Design by Alexey Lebedev
S t a r r i n g
Misha Egorov, Pavel Kadochnikov, leonty Polokhov,
Rostislav Voskresensky, Ivan Savkin, Andery Torkhov,
Anatoly Bystrov, Yury Nazarov
Based on the novel by V.Astafiev "The Pass". Artel of rafters
goes down the Siberian river Mane and clean its banks from dry
wood. Here they meet 10-year-old Ilya, who ran away from home
after quarrel with his stepmother. He asked the rafters to take him
with them and bring him to the mouth of the river, where his
grandmother and grandfather live. The summer passed in
difficult and dangerous work, but the boy will remember these
stern people forever.
Tactics for Long-Distance Running
1978, w/s, colour, 1895 m, 69 min.
Script by German Klimov
Directed by Rudolph Fruntov
Eugeny Vassiliev
Camera by Eugeny Vassiliev
Konstantin Suponitsky
Music by Mikhail Ziv
Art Design by Irina Lukashevich
S t a r r i n g
Georgy Korolchuk, Victor Zozulin, Emmanuil Vitorgan,
Larissa Udovichenko, Vladimir Nosik, Galina Komarova
The doctor of one of the guerilla detachments operated on the
wounded soldiers in the adjacent detachment during WW II and
he had to amputate the leg of his prewar friend Sergey, who had
always been his sports competitor. On the way to his detachment
he got into ambush and ran away to foul his pursuers. When the
Germans were about to catch him, he pulled out the safety pin of
the grenade. The result of the last run of the former sportsman
was saved human lives.
Territory
1978, ordinary, colour, 2688 m, 98 min.
Script by Oleg Kuvayev
Directed by Alexander Surin
Camera by Yury Nevsky
Music by Eduard Artemiev
Art Design by Nikolay Polyakov
S t a r r i n g
Donatas Banionis, Vladimir Letenkov, Yury Sherstnev,
Eugeny Gerasimov, Nina Zasukhina, Victor Adeyev,
Leonty Polokhov
Based on the novel of the same name by O. Kuvayev. The
administration of the "Severstroy" trust decides to close the
territory, where the search of unnecessary tin is performed. The
director Chinkov does not agree with such a decision and
suggests that his parties should begin proving gold deposit. In
case of failure he losts everything, but he is not afraid of it. In the
long run gold was found on this territory.
The Market Woman and the Poet
1978, w/s, colour, 2265 m, 83 min.
Script by Ivan Shamyakin
Directed by Samson samsonov
Camera by Eugeny Guslinsky
Music by Eduard Artemiev
Art Design by Alexander Borisov
Sergey Voronkov
S t a r r i n g
Natalia Andreychenko, Victor Zhiganov, Victor Pavlov,
Lyubov Reimer, Ivan savkin, Ivan Ryzhov, Olya
Sokolova, Stephania Stanyuta
Based on the story of the same name by I. Shamyakin. 1941,
the beginning of the war. Olga is a market woman, who
sales stuff, which was bought in peacetime. Poet Oles
appeared in her house after she ransomed him from the
Germans as her husband. She cured him and fell in love
with him. Oles assisted her in her spiritual growth, taking
her position in life. And when she lost him she steeled to
accomplish the task and to kill the traitor.
June 31
1978, ordinary, TV film, colour, 3802 m, 139 min.
Script by Nina Fomina
Leonid Kvinikhidze
Directed by Leonid Kvinikhidze
Camera by Ilya Minkovetsky
Music by Alexander Zatsepin
Art Design by Georgy Kolganov
S t a r r i n g
Natalia Trubnikova, Nikolay Eremenko, Vladimir Zeldin,
Vladimir Etush, Lyudmila Vlasova, Alexander Godunov,
Lyubov Polishchuk, Igor Yasulovich
Based on the story of the same name by D. Priestley. The scene of the
musical film is laid in two time planes – in the XXI century and in the
XII century in the Kingdom of Perador. Princess Melicenta and artist
Sam with the help of a magician meet either in the past or at present in
the magic Moon day of July 31. They have to overcome lots of
obstacles on the way to their love, but then they united in the XXI
century, their reminiscences of the past went away.
The Lessons of French
1978, ordinary, colour, 2321.4 m, 85 min.
Script by Eugeny Tashkov
Directed by Eugeny Tashkov
Camera by Vladimir Nakhabtsev
Music by Boris Chaikovsky
Art Design by Mikhail Kartashov
S t a r r i n g
Misha Egorov, Tatiana Vassilieva, Galina Yatskina,
Valentina Talyzina, Boris Novikov, Vadim Yakovlev,
Oleg Golubitsky
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Based on the story of the same name by V. Rasputin. 1946.
Siberia. 11-year-old boy Volodya comes from a village to a
school of regional center. His mother sometimes sends him
parcels with potatoes. A young teacher, seeing that the boy
goes on short commons, sends him a parcel on behalf of his
mother. But Volodya is difficult to deceive – there are
neither macaronis, nor hematogen in their village. But then
she plays "chika" for money with him to lose the boy.
Having learnt about it the director fires her. But the boy
remembered the lessons of kindness and mercifulness for
the rest of his life.
The Kissing Dawns
1978, ordinary, colour, 2075 m, 76 min.
Script by Vassily Belov
Directed by Sergey Nikonenko
Camera by Anatoly Zabolotsky
Music by Vladimir Martynov
Art Design by Ippolit Novoderezhkin
S t a r r i n g
Boris Saburov, Ivan Ryzhov, ndrey Smolyakov, Maria
Skvortsova, Ekaterina Voronina, Anatoly Pereverzev,
Mikhail Kokshenov
Based on the story of the same name by V. Bykov. The old
collective farmer Egorych, the brigadier Nikolay Ivanovich and
tractor driver Leshka come to the town for several days. A
number of adventures wait for them here, but they extricate
themselves from unexpected situations and return home.
The March of Gold Beasts
1978, w/s, colour, 2399 m, 88 min.
Script by Yury Dombrovsky
Theodor Vulfovich
Directed by Theodor Vulfovich
Camera by Mikhail Demurov
Victor Epstein
Music by Moissey Vainberg
Art Design by Boris Tsarev
S t a r r i n g
Igor Ledogorov, Grazhina Baikshtite, Nikolay
Kryuchkov, Vladimir Balashov, Stepan Bubnov,
Lyudmila Gladunko, Sasha Koptev
"The March of Gold Beasts" is an ancient image, found
during excavation. For one people it is means of
penetrations into the mysteries of history, for other people it is
means of enrichment, for the third – it is subject of esthetical
pleasure. The passions run high in connection with the relics.
It Was in My Heart
1978, ordinary, TV film, colour, 1905.1 m, 70 min.
Script by Dmitry Barshchevsky
Directed by Dmitry Barshchevsky
Camera by Alexander Dubinsky
Music by Ekaterina Kozhevnikova
Art Design by Shavkat Abdusalamov
S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Badov, Tamara Mironova, Nikolay Berezin,
Lyubov reimer, Vladislav Dolgorukov, Andrey Rostotsky,
L. Reimer, D. Rodriges
The film is about the writer and dramatist Vsevolod Vishnevsky,
witness and participant of many historic events of our century.
1979
The Antarctic Story
1979, w/s, colour, 5715.5 m, 209 min.
Script by Ivan Mendzheritsky
Vladimir sanin
Directed by Sergey Tarasov
Camera by Mikhail Koroptsov
Music by Tikhon Khrennikov
Art Design by Yury Kladienko
S t a r r i n g
Konstantin Grigoriev, Anatoly Romashin, Alexander
Vdovin, Alexander Belyavsky, Boris Khmelnitsky,
Algimantas Masyulis, Boris Khimichev, Vladimir
Malyshev, Khary Shveits,
Yury Nazarov
semyonov, Garanin, Filatov, Barmin are brave polars, who began
harnessing Antarctica. A sense of responsibility, moral strength
in the struggle with severe nature is the plot of the film.
Ah, Vaudeville, Vaudeville!
1979, ordinary, TV film, colour, 1838 m, 67 min.
Script by Georgy Yungvald-Khilkevich
Directed by Georgy Yungvald-Khilkevich
Camera by Vladimir Bondarev
Music by Maxim Dunayevsky
Art Design by David Vinnitsky
S t a r r i n g
Mikhail Pugovkin, Galina Belyaeva, Oleg Tabakov,
Lyudmila Krylova, Emmanuil Geller
Based on the vaudeville-joke by P.Grigoriev "The Russian
Actor's Daughter". Old actor Mikhail Lisichkin after his
resignation from the theater decided to leave for the provice and
to marry off his daughter to retired warrant officer Ushitsa.
Verochka changes her dresses and appears either as a Gypsy, or a
call boy and disrupts the wedding. She is accepted to the theater.
The father is happy – their dynasty won't stop.
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The Sports Ballad
1979, ordinary, colour, 2474.5 m, 90 min.
Script by Yury Ozerov
Boris Rychkov
Directed by Yury Ozerov
Camera by Nikolay Olonovsky
Mikhail Oshurkov
Music by Alexandra Pakhmutova
Art Design by Alexander Myagkov
S t a r r i n g
Nikolay Kryuchkov, Dmitry Gnatyuk, Muslim
Magomayev, Lev Leshchenko, Sophia Rotaru, Eduard
Khil, Iosif Kobzon, Albert Asadulin, Yury Shlykov
Documentary narration about Spartakiada of 1979. Nikolay
Ozerov, a famous sports commentator, narrates about it. Famous
culture and art figures are interviewed. Archive chronicals of
worldwide famous sports events are used.
Unrequitted Love
1979, w/s, colour, 2528 m, 92 min.
Script by Tatiana Dubrovina
Irina Varakina
Andrey Malyukov
Directed by Andrey Malyukov
Camera by Ralph Kelly
Music by Yury Saulsky
Art Design by Tatiana Lapshina
S t a r r i n g
Inna Makarova, Leonid Markov, Igor Livanov, Mikhai
Volontir, Vladimir Soshalsky, Vladimir Sokoloverov,
Inna Alenikova
Based on the story of the same name by M. Gorky. About
dramatic fate of actress Larissa Dobrynina, who sees the
sense of her life in serving to the theater with her whole
heart. two brothers, Nikolay and Peter, fell in love with her.
The first one, who was refused by her, makes a suicide, the
other always follows her as a friend. After her death he
makes a confession to the next man and then he recognizes a
doctor, who was loved by Larissa.
Faithfully and Truly
1979, w/s, colour, 3860.3 m, 141 min.
Script by Alexander Chervinsky
Directed by Andrey Smirnov
Camera by Igor Bek
Music by Nikolay Karetnikov
Art Design by Alexander Boim
Alexander Makarov
S t a r r i n g
Leonid Markov, Eugeny Leonov, Lev Durov, Nonna
Mordyukova, Stasik Popov
Academician Kvashnin is obsessed by construction of largepanel
buildings in Moscow to move people from
communal flats. Organizer Kryakin assists him in making his
dreams come true. He continues these activities after the death of
his friend.
The Take-Off
1979, w/s, colour, 3805 m, 139 min.
Script by Oleg Osetinsky
Directed by Savva Kulish
Camera by Vladimir Klimov
Music by Oleg Karavaychuk
Art Design by Vladimir Aronin
S t a r r i n g
Eugeny Evtushenko, Larissa Kadochnikova, Albert
Filozov, Elena Finogeyeva, Kirill Arbuzov, Vadim
Alexandrov, Georgy Burkov
Biographical film about Tsiolkovsky. The townsmen believed he
was crazy. His relatives got used to his eccentric behaviour,
realizing that they are part-and-parcel of him. Suicide of his son,
arrest of his daughter, refusal to finance the construction of
dirigible – nothing could stop the scientific search of the
scientist. Thanks to his headstrongness, belief in depth of human
mind he managed to create a space rocket in the beginning of the
XX century.
A Grown-Up Son
1979, w/s, colour, 2357 m, 86 min.
Script by Gayane Oganesyan
Directed by Alexander Pankratov
Camera by Vitaly Abramov
Timofey Lebeshev
Music by Mark Minkov
Art Design by Ivan Plastinkin
S t a r r i n g
Olga Gudkova, Eugeny Leonov-Gladyshev, Vyacheslav
Ezepov, Poza Makagonova, Irina Gosheva, Tatiana
Bozhok, Elena Glebova
The even tenor of life in one of Moscow families was
broken by their son's announcement, who had just left
school, about his marriage his girl-friend, who was
pregnant. The father, a famous psyconeurologist is against
it. His determination and logic were about to convince
Andrey that his father was right. But in the long run he
made a right decision – he stayed with his beloved.
The Taste of Bread
Part I "Our Daily Bread"
Part II "Bread and Ground"
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Part III " Bread and Ground"
Part IV "Fatherland's Bread"
1979, w/f, colour, 10509.9 m, 307 min.
Script by Alexander Lapshin
Alexey Sakharov
Rudolph Tyurin
Valentin Chernykh
Directed by Alexey Sakharov
Camera by Dilshat Fatkhulin
Music by Yury Levitin
Art Design by Alexander Tolkachev
S t a r r i n g
Sergey Shakurov, Valery Ryzhakov, Ernst Romanov,
Nikolay Eremenko, Idris Nagaibayev, Natalia
Arinbasarova, Anatoly Azo, Asanaly Ashimov, Lyubov
Polekhina, Alina Umurzakova, Svetlana Kharitonova,
Elena Tkacheva
About the great event in the history of our country wild land
cultivation in the 50s. Various people gathered there. One of
the pioneers Soviet farm director Sechkin, the Secretary of
regional commette Eroshin, professor Ignatiev and lots of
ordinary machine operators and sodbusters solve thousands
of insignificant and important everyday problems, they
marry, divorse, suffer and laugh.
The Return of Feeling
1979, w/s, colour, 2460 m, 90 min.
Script by Roza Khusnutdinova
Directed by Mark Osepyan
Camera by Vladimir Kromas
Nina Filinkovskaya
Oleg Martynov
Music by Sophia Gubaydulina
Oleg Dymov
Art Design by Pavel Safonov
S t a r r i n g
Lyubov Piskunova, Nuria Irsayeva, Oleg Marusev,
Radner Muratov, Maria Andrianova, Daniil Netrebin,
Bolotbek Beyshenaliyev
Married couple Rail and Alphia spend their vacation in their
native Tatar village. Soon the husband get bored by going to
parties and endless talks. He is going to leave and the couple
quarreled, but with the help of home-folk they make peace
and swear to love each other forever..
Garage
1979, ordinary, colour, 2769 m, 101 min.
Script by Emil Braginsky
Eldar Ryazanov
Directed by Eldar Ryazanov
Camera by Vladimir Nakhabtsev
Music by Andrey Petrov
Art Design by Alexander Borisov
S t a r r i n g
Liya Akhidzhakova, Irina Savina, Svetlana nemolyaeva,
Valentin Gaft, Georgy Burkov, Vyacheslav Nevinny,
Alexander Myagkov, Leonid Markov, Igor Kostolevsky,
Olga Ostroumova, Anastasia Voznesenskaya
The meeting of sharers of garage co-op was held in a research
institute. Peaceful flow of the meeting was interrupted by a
message about reduction of a number of boxes – it means that
someone should be expelled from co-op. The sharers start
arguing.
The City is Under Control
1979, w/s, colour, 2187 m, 80 min.
Script by Arcady vainer
Georgy Vainer
Directed by Vyacheslav Maksakov
Camera by Leonid Krainenkov
Anatoly Klimachev
Music by Vladimir Komarov
Art Design by Gennady Myasnikov
S t a r r i n g
Mikhail Chigarev, Inna Alenikova, Alexander
Porokhovshchikov, Victor Shulgin, Nikolay Grabbe,
Georgy Nikolayenko, Anatoly Navruzov
A story about one day of operational department of Moscow
Criminal Office, where all information concerning all accidents
is coming to. The team of major Tikhonov had to assist a woman
in labour, unveil an automobile rook, participate in the chase of
gangsters and arrest a habitual criminal. When their shift was
over they handed over the city to other team.
The Kind-Hearted Ones
1979, ordinary, colour, 2251 m, 82 min.
Script by Leonid Zorin
Directed by Karen Shakhnazarov
Camera by Vladimir Shevtsik
Music by Mark Minkov
Art Design by Konstantin Stepanov
Nikolay Polyakov
S t a r r i n g
Georgy Burkov, Tatiana Vassilieva, Nikolay Volkov,
Vladimir Zeldin, Victor Sharlakhov, Larissa Pashkova,
Yury Leonidov
Adventurer Gordey Kabachkov wants to becom a scientists. He
writes an ignorant dissertation on Ancient Greek myths. Before
presentation of dissertation he talks to every member of senatus
academicus and persuades them to vote for him. As a result of it
his creation was approved unanimously. Kabachkov supplants
the director very soon and occupies his position. By chance the
kind-hearted people learn that he didn't even leave school. He has
to leave the town. But his successor is his friend and as talentless
as the predecessor.
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Life is Wonderful
1979, ordinary, colour, 2742.9 m, 100 min, co-production:
"QUATTRO KAVALLI CINEMATOGRAFICA" (Italy)
Script by Augusto Kaminito
Grigory Chukhrai
Directed by Grigory Chukhrai
Camera by Luigi Kuveiler
Mikhail Bits
D. Maccarri
Music by Armando Travaioli
Art Design by Giantito Burkiellaro
Sergey Voronkov
S t a r r i n g
Giancarlo Gianini, Ornella Muti, Regimantas Adomaitis,
Yuozas Budraitis, Eugeny Lebedev, Stefano Media, Otar
Koberidze
In one of the Western countries a totalitarian regime was
established. taxist Antonio was not going to go politics, but his
beloved girl-friend Maria was an active member of underground.
He also get involved into these activities. When they are arrested
the undergrounders decide that he betrayed them. And only
Maria believes that he is innocent. After their escape from the
prison, which was organized by him, the friends also trust him.
Here, On My native Land
1979, w/f, stereo, colour, 2901.4 m, 85 min.
Script by Boris Privalov
Directed by Vladimir Dostal
Anatoly Chemodurov
Camera by Yury Avdeyev
Vladimir Fridkin
Music by Eugeny Doga
Art Design by Konstantin Forostenko
S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Sedov, Valeria Zaklunnaya, Vyacheslav
Govallo, Harry Dunts, Stanislav Gronsky, Nikolay
Volkov, Ivan Lapikov, Mikhail Kokshenov
Academician-hybridist Lugovenko created endurant variety of
wheat and producing heavy crops. The academician remembers
his life when he came here, being young,
stayed here forever. he remembers about young trainee, who
became his wife, about death of their son, killed by an enemy
shell. His friends and fellows supported him in emergency and
when he wins they are also close to him.
A Tough Field
1979, w/f, colour, 2446.7 m, 71 min.
Script by Leon Saakov
Alexey Timm
Directed by Leon Saakov
Camera by Valery Vladimirov
Music by Valentin Levashov
Art Design by Peter Kiselyov
S t a r r i n g
Dmitry Franko, Nikolay Lebedev, Olga Ageyeva, Artem
Khryakov, Anatoly Grachev, Eugeny Shutov, Nina
Menshikova, Peter Lyubeshkin
A serious conflict arouse between the chairman of Altai
collective farm and citizens of one of the villages, since the
chairman wants them to move to town apartments. But when in
the middle of harvesting a storm came on people saved harvest
together.
Little Tragedies
1979, TV film, colour, 6613.2 m, 241 min.
Script by Mikhail Shveitser
Directed by Mikhail Shveitser
Camera by Mikhail Agranovich
Music by Alphred Shnitke
Art Design by Valery Filippov
S t a r r i n g
Georgy Taratorkin, Sergey Yursky, Valery Zolotukhin,
Innokenty Smoktunovsky, Nikolay Kochegarov, Ivar
Kalninsh, Leonid Kuravlev, Nikolay Burlyaev, Natalia
danilova, Lidia fedoseyeva, Larissa Udovichenko, Mikhail
Kokshenov, Vladimir Vysotsky, Matlyuba Alimova
Based on works by A.S. Pushkin. The character, connecting
different stories became aristocrat and poet Charsky. His
meeting with Improvisator in the societarian saloon makes a
storm of emotions, feelings, images in his soul:
Mephistopheles and Faust, Mozart and Soliery, cheeseparing
knight, Don Guan and Commandor.
Moscow does not Believe Tears
1979, ordinary, colour, 4114.1 m, 150 min.
Script by Valentin Chernykh
Directed by Vladimir Menshov
Camera by Igor Slabnevich
Music by Sergey Nikitin
Art Design by Said Menyalshchikov
S t a r r i n g
Vera Alentova, Alexey Batalov, Irina Muravieva,
Alexander fatyushin, Raissa Ryazanova, Boris
Smorchkov, Yury Vassiliev, Natalia Vavilova, Oleg
Tabakov, Eugenia Khanayeva
19-year-old Katerina Tikhomirova came to Moscow and lives in
a hostel with her friends – Lyudmila and Antonina. At a party in
the professor's house, where Katerina and Lyudmila temporarily
live, Katerina meets operator Rodion. By chance, when shooting
at the factory Rodion learns that the girls is not a professor's
daughter, but a worker and he leaves her despite the fact that she
is pregnant. In 20 years the life of main characters changed
greatly: Lyudmila is devorsed, antonina is a happy wife and
Katerina became the director of an integrated works, her daughter
is a student, she has a beloved, on whose way to happiness there
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are also lots of obstacles. But they overcome them. Katerina is a
woman, whose dreams came true.
Several Days of Oblomov's Life
1979, ordinary, colour, 3914 m, 143 min.
Script by Alexander Adabashian
Nikita Mikhalkov
Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov
Camera by Pavel Lebeshev
Music by Eduard Artemiev
Art Design by Alexander Adabashian
Alexander Samulekin
S t a r r i n g
Oleg Tabakov, Yury Bogatyrev, Andrey Popov, Elena
Solovey, Alexey Leontiev, Andryusha Razumovsky, Oleg
Kozlov, Elena Kleshchevskaya, Eugeny Steblov, Nikolay
Pastukhov, Eugenia Glushenko
Based on the novel "Oblomov" by I. Goncharov. A kind idler
Oblomov and businesslike Shtolts are friends from their early
years. During his whole life Shtolts is trying to make his friend
more active, but the latter does not understand all this vanity,
though he suffers, since he can't find a niche for himself. Even
his love to Olga Ilyinskaya can't put him out of his world of
sleeping and peace. Having been disappointed Olga marries
Shtolts. Oblomov dies and leaves the Shtoltses his 7-year-old
son, born by unloved woman.
Oil – Danger and Welfare
1979, ordinary, colour, 1529.6 m, 56 min.
Script by Boris Baratov
Leonid Braslavsky
Directed by Alexander Shein
Genrikh Brenner
Camera by Boris Sutotsky
Music by Vladimir Martynov
About history of oil industry development, self-sacrificing work
and life of oilers.
Dangerous Friends
1979, ordinary, colour, 2658.4 m, 97 min.
Script by Igor Roshchuk
Directed by Vladimir Shamshurin
Camera by Alexey Temerin
Valentin Piganov
Music by Eugeny Ptichkin
Art Design by Sergey Portnoy
S t a r r i n g
Lev Prygunov, Petr Veliaminov, Gurgen
Tonunts, Afanasy Trishkin, Vladimir Novikov, Alexander
Yanvarev, Vladimir Nosik, Yury Martynov
Yury Gromov relapsed into crime and he is sent to strict-security
camp. In the camp he is protected by habitual criminal named
Lord. Yury can't oppose him, but he prevents the escape in the
most decisive moment. Despite a wound he feels happy, the more
so his beloved girl Tatiana came to him.
The Autumn Marathon
1979, w/s, colour, 2573.4 m, 94 min.
Script by Alexander Volodin
Directed by Georgy Danelia
Camera by Sergey Vronsky
Music by Andrey Petrov
Art Design by Levan Shengelia
Eleonora Nemechek
S t a r r i n g
Oleg Basilashvili, Marina Neyelova, Natalia Gundareva,
Eugeny Leonov, Norbert Kukhinke, Nikolay Kryuchkov,
Galina Volchek
Talented teacher and interpreter Buzykin has a indecisive
character. He can't leave his wife for beloved woman, he can't
say no to his classmate, who use his talent, he abides homebrewed
philosopher-dypso, and when he decides to take the
plunge he fails, since he is soft and gentle as wax.
Father and Son
Part I "Broken Silence"
Part II "Echo of Distant Shots"
1979, w/s, colour, 4849.7 m, 177 min.
Script by Anatoly Ivanov
Vladimir Krasnopolsky
Valery Uskov
Directed by Valery Uskov
Vladimir Krasnopolsky
Camera by Peter Emelianov
Vladimir Minayev
Music by Leonid Afanasev
Art Design by Nikolay Markin
S t a r r i n g
Andrey Smolyakov, Pavel Kormunin, Boris Novikov,
Sergey Martynov, Irina Nechayeva, Vadim Spiridonov,
Alexey serebryakov, Nadezhda Butyrtseva, Victor
Mamayev, Valery Kuksin, Alexey Vanin, Lyudmila
Khityaeva
Based on the novel by G. Markov. 1921. Siberia. Roman
Bastrykov establishes a commune. The peasants work with
enthusiasm, but the gangsters and kulak Isayev burn the farm and
kill Roman. In 6 years Bastrykov's son decides to find out the
truth about his father's death. Isayev's grand daughter Nadya
helps him in it. They manage to expose the initiator of murder
Vedernikov. They are in love and happy.
Foam
1979, w/s, colour, 2234 m, 82 min.
Script by Sergey Mikhalkov
Alexander Stefanovich
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Directed by Alexander Stefanovich
Camera by Elizbar Karavayev
Music by Boris Rychkov
Art Design by Valentin Vyrvich
Anatoly Brusilovsky
S t a r r i n g
Anatoly Papanov, Lidia Smirnova, Leonid Kuravlev,
Vladimir Basov, Rolan Bykov, Larissa Udovichenko,
Marianna Vertinskaya, Elena Sanayeva
Based on the play of the same name by S. Mikhalkov.
Makhonin buys a dissertation from people, who sell their
knowledge and intellect by preparing candidate and doctor
dissertations for sciolists, since it is necessary to be highly
connected to get a degree and they are not. Journalist Prosov
reveals a group of scientific adventurers.
On the Ruler's Trail
1979, ordinary, colour, 2453 m, 90 min.
Script by Igor Akimushkin
Vadim Derbenev
Oleg Kuznetsov
Artur Makarov
Directed by Vadim Derbenev
Camera by Victor Pishchalnikov
Music by Vladimir Chernyshev
Art Design by Vadim Kislykh
S t a r r i n g
Yury Belyaev, Vladimir Samoylov, Lyudmila Zaitseva,
Gulbustan Tashbayeva, Akov Mukharbek, Mikhail
Kislov
Young scientist, former scout vassily Belov comes to the Far
East to work as the director of nature reserve. He meets his
companion in arms Alexey Mernov. Together they fight against
poacher Kogtev. He falls down the precipice with tigress and
Belov has to take her cubs for them not to die.
The Poem About Wings
1979, w/s, colour, 4404 m, 161 min.
Script by Alexander Zakharov
Daniil Khrabrovitsky
Directed by Daniil Khrabrovitsky
Camera by Naum Ardashnikov
Music by Roman Ledenev
Art Design by David Vinnitsky
S t a r r i n g
Yury Kayurov, Vladislav Strzhelchik, Yury Yakovlev,
Nikolay Annenkov, Ada Rogovtseva, Oleg efremov,
Anatoly Azo
About outstanding scientist and aircraft designer Tupolev.
He lived interesting, full of dramatism life: he was just a
designer, group leader, chief engineer of Aviaprom. In the
30 he was arrested in accordance with the 58th article, but
soon after the beginning of the war he was released.
There Flew In a Marcian of an Autumn
Night
1979, ordinary, colour, 2387 m, 87 min.
Script by Alexander Alexandrov
Directed by Gennady Shumsky
Camera by Grigory Belenky
Music by Igor Efremov
Art Design by Victor Petrov
S t a r r i n g
Konstantin Verkhovsky, Nikolay Rumyantsev, Dasha
Mikhailova, Nikolay Gorlov, A. Volodarsky, Gennady
Yalovich, Anatoly Romashin
Valentin Komarov and Pavel Girya are pupils of military
musician school. Valka is bored by routine life and he convinces
his friend to escape to his aunt to the South. Having come to the
sea they meet Oksana, who accommodates them in the barn and
introduce them to a disabled old man, a former traveller. His
stories made the boys grow up and they return to their school.
The Artiste's Last Tour
1979, w/s, colour, 2279 m, 83 min.
Script by Sergey Alexandrov
Directed by Alexander Faintsimmer
Camera by Victor Yakushev
Music by Victor Babushkin
Art Design by Vassily Shcherbak
S t a r r i n g
Elena Zelenova, Nikolay Shusharin, Sergey Pizhel, vadim
Spiridonov, Yury Potemkin, Irina Alexandrova
Dangerous habitual criminal Sobol is wanted by militia. It is
known that he is connected with criminal Artist, who
escaped from a colony. Artist is going to rob currency
shipment vehicle. Criminal office agent Alexey is
introduced to the gangster's gang. As a result the operation
is successful and the gangsters are arrested.
With Love At Halves
1979, ordinary, colour, 2390 m, 87 min, co-production:
"BOYANA" (People's Republic of Bulgaria)
Script by Rustam Ibragimov
Ekaterina Gumnerova
Directed by Sergey Mikaelyan
Camera by Leonid Kalashnikov
Art Design by Yury Fomenko
S t a r r i n g
Semyon Morozov, Velko Kynev, Rositsa Petrova,
Veronika Izotova, Borislav Brondukov, Peter
Shcherbakov, Victor Sergachev, Georgi Gusev
About Bulgarian Toshev and Russian Korotkov, who met at
the construction of the "Druzhba" gas-pipe, about their
fighting for 30 hectares of land and their victory.
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Santa Esperanza
1979, ordinary, colour, 2597 m, 95 min.
Script by Vladimir Amlinsky
Sabastian Alarkon
Directed by Sabastian Alarkon
Camera by Vadim Alisov
Music by Gabriel Castro
Romiro Soriano
Adriano Ciamorro
Art Design by Irina Shreter
S t a r r i n g
Borislav Brondukov, Pavel Kadochnikov, Eugeny
Leonov-Gladyshev, Vladimir Lomizov, Laimonas
Noreyka, Vladimir Tikhonov, Margarita Terekhova
An abandoned village in Latin America was turned into a camp
for political prisoners. One of the prisoners tries to escape from
the camp, but he fails. He is returned back. Then he intrudes the
radio station building and at the expense of his life he transmits
the names of people, imprisoned there. The camp turns out to be
declassified. But the appropriate authorities manage to move the
prisoners to another place. The sacrifice was made in vain.
Hussar's Proposal
1979, ordinary, TV film, colour, 1950 m, 71 min.
Script by Svetlana Druzhinina
Directed by Svetlana Druzhinina
Camera by Anatoly Mukasey
Music by Gennady Gladkov
Art Design by Nikolay Serebryakov
S t a r r i n g
Andrey Popov, Elena Koreneva, Mikhail Boyarsky,
Baadur Tsuladze, Sergey Ivanov, Alexander Barinov,
Alexander Yushin, Alexey Mukasey
Musical based on vaudeville "Petersburg Money-Lender" by N.
Nekrasov. Dashing hussar Nalimov fell in love with daughter of
greedy money-lender Loskutov, who demands that he should pay
for Liza two thousand roubles. Nalimov deceives him and gets
money from future father-in-law. There are no obstacles for
wedding any longer. The beloved are happy.
Glass of Water
1979, ordinary, TV film, colour, 3712.7 m, 136 min.
Script by July Karasik
Directed by July Karasik
Camera by Vladimir Chukhnov
Music by Yury Saulsky
Art Design by Boris Blank
S t a r r i n g
Kirill Lavrov, Alla Demidova, Natalia Belokhvostikova,
Svetlana Smirnova, Peteris Gaudinsh, Igor Dmiriev,
Ernst Strenga
Based on the play of the same name by E. Skriba. Noble intrigues
and love stories i conjunction with big politics. Duchess
Marlboro, a stats lady, holding the whole royal household, is in
love with hamdsome officer Arthur Meshem, who is a fiancee of
Abigail Churchill, a girl from ambience of the Queen. The Queen
is also in love with him. having learnt about it the Duchess
sniped at the Queen. She is displaced from her position for that.
The Queen for her to save her honour blesses Abigail and Arthur.
Stalker
1979, ordinary, colour, 4475.8 m, 163 min.
Script by Arcady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky
Directed by Andrey Tarkovsky
Camera by Alexander Knyazhinsky
Music by Eduard Artemiev
Art Design by Andrey Tarkovsky
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Kaidanovsky, Alisa Freindlikh, Anatoly
Solonitsin, Nikolay Grinko, Natalia Abramova, F. Yurna,
Yu. Kostin, R. Randy
Based on the science-fiction novel "Picnic at the Side of the
Road" by the Strugatsky brothers. Area, which was created by
aliens, contains the Room, which is capable of fulfilling any
wish. The Area is strictly protected. But there are stalkers, who
are ready to take anyone to that place. The way of the Professor
and the Writer to the Area was full of danger, traps and obstacles
waited for them everywhere and when they reached the Room the
Professor tried to destroy it.
Vanity of Vanities
1979, w/s, colour, 2392 m, 87 min.
Script by Emil Braginsky
Directed by Alla Surikova
Camera by Vsevolod Simakov
Music by Bogdan Trotsyuk
Art Design by Valery Filippov
S t a r r i n g
Galina Polskikh, Frunze Mkrtchyan, Leonid Kuravlev,
Anna Varpakhovskaya, Svetlana Petrosiants, Sergey
Ivanov, Leonid Kharitonov
After 19 years of living together marina Petrovna's husband
leaves her. Their daughter Natasha leaves for Novgorod with
taxist Vasya. The parents go after her. Agitation for their
daughter's fate unites them again.
Episodes of Family Life
1979, w/s, colour, 2298 m, 84 min.
Script by Valery Strochkov
Directed by Alexander Gordon
Camera by Vsevolod Simakov
Music by Nikolay Sidelnikov
Art Design by Irina Lukashevich
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Marina Yakovleva, Anatoly Romashin, Valentina
Talyzina, Larissa Malevannaya, Ivan Agafonov, Lyubov
Sokolova, Larissa Barabanova
Katya, who passed her exams to the institute gets to know the
news, which shocked her. Her mother turns out to be alive, but
not dead. The girl goes to her. Their meeting is a shock for both
of them. Katya accuses her mother and objects to her relations
with her beloved. The mother and the daughter part again. A new
surprise is waiting for her at home – her father decided to marry.
Now Katya understands that her parents are not her property and
they have right for their own happiness.
Theme
1979, ordinary, colour, 2695.6 m, 98 min.
Script by Gleb Panfilov
Alexander Chervinsky
Directed by Gleb Panfilov
Camera by Leonid Kalashnikov
Music by Vadim Bibergan
Art Design by Marksen Gaukhman-
Sverdlov
S t a r r i n g
Mikhail Ulyanov, Inna Churikova, Eugeny Vesnik,
Sergey Nikonenko, Eugenia Nechaeva, Natalia Selezneva,
Stanislav Lyubshin
Having arrived at a small Russian town, writer Kim Esenin hopes
to overcome his creative crisis, but he falls in love with the
museum guide Sasha Nikolayeva. Rigidity of her judgements, her
cleverness and honesty make him hope about spiritual
resurrection. His flirtations ended in failure – she loves a man,
who had to emigrate from Russia.
The Very Munchausen
1979, ordinary, TV film, colour, 3886.8 m, 142 min.
Script by Grigory Gorin
Directed by Mark Zakharov
Camera by Vladimir Nakhabtsev
Music by Alexey Rybnikov
Art Design by Georgy Kolganov
S t a r r i n g
Oleg yankovsky, Inna Churikova, Elena Koreneva, Igor
Kvasha, Alexander Abdulov, Leonid Yarmolnik, Yury
Katin-Yartsev, Vladimir Dolinsky, Leonid Bronevoy,
Semyon Farada, Vsevolod Larionov
Based on the story "Baron Munchausen" by E. Raspe. Baron
Munchausen can not be satisfied with ordinary boring existance.
He is trying to turn the workdays into bright holidays. His wife
andson left him, only his beloved Martha understands him. But
divorsing his wife and engagement with Martha are possible only
after his turning to an ordinary citizen. So, he is a fed-up
salesman and a calm family man. He is not interesting either to
Martha, or servant Thomas, or himself. So he decided to revive.
But to prove that he is the real Baron Munchausen he decided to
fly to the Moon from a gun. And he is going to do it.
The Morning Rounds
1979, w/s, colour, 2691 m, 98 min.
Script by Anatoly Grebnev
Directed by Aida Manasarova
Camera by Henry Abramyan
Music by Georgy Firtich
Art Design by Natalia Meshkova
S t a r r i n g
Andrey Myagkov, Elena Koreneva, Anastasia
Voznesenskaya, Inna Alenikova, Yury Volyntsev,
Vsevolod Abdulov, Analoly Stepanov
Physician Nechaev is an unordinary and responsible person. At
the same time he thinks that ultimatism and full self-devotion are
normal for work but in the real life it is better to leave things to
chance and turn around sharp details.
The Crew
1979, ordinary, colour, 3929.3 m, 143 min.
Script by Yuliy Dunsky
Valery Friday
AlexanderMitta
in association with
Boris Urinovsky
Directed by Alexander Mitta
Camera by Valery Shuvalov
Music by Alfred Shnitke
Art design by Andrey Kuznetsov
S t a r r i n g
Georgy Zhzhenov, Anatoly Vasilev, Leonid Filatov,
Alexandra Yakovleva, Irina Akulova, Ekaterina
Vasileva, Yury Gorobets, Alexander Pavlov, Galina
Gladkova, Roma Monin, Komaki Kurikhara
Film-catastrophe. The heroes - pilots devoted to their profession.
An ordinary flight to an African country did not look too unusual.
But the place, where the aircraft had landed, was earthquaked and
the crew took all passengers, injured, children and women
aboard. When the aircraft was in the air it became clear that it got
unpressurized. The heroes patched the hole at an extremely low
temperature and the breaking aircraft landed in the native airport.
1980
The White Snow of Russia
1980, ordinary, colour, 2499 m, 91 min.
Script by Alexander Kotov
Yury Vyshinsky
Directed by Yury Vyshinsky
Camera by Sergey Vronsky
Music by Alexander Flyarkovsky
Art design by Tatiana Lapshina
Alexander Myagkov
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Alexander Mikhaylov, Vladimir Samoylov, Yury
Kayurov, Natalia Gundareva, Kristina Mikolaenska,
Vsevolod Yakut, Boris Galkin
Based on A. Kotov's novel "The White and Black". About the
first Russian world chess champion Alexander Alekhin who
exploded the invincibility myth about Kapablanka at a match in
Argentina in 1927. The chess genius triumphs in different
countries, stormy personal life, a dream to return home that never
fullfilled. Covered in the film is the period of Alekhin's life in
exile from 1921 to the day of his death in Portugal in spring
1946.
The Evening Maze
1980, w/s, colour, 2048.4 m, 75 min.
Script by Georgy Nikolaev
Directed by Boris Bushmelov
Camera by Mark Dyatlov
Music by Georgy Garanyan
Art design by Eleonora Nemechek
S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Basov, Victor Ilyichyov, Tatiana Vasileva,
Alexander Lazarev, Valentina Talyzina, Nikolay
Parfenov, Tatiana Novitskaya
The comedy, which events take place at the end of the seventies,
makes us smile at imperfections of Soviet "soft-core business,
bureaucratism and entertainment work in the USSR. The project
authors of fun attraction "Labyrinth" try to make their idea
through in higher authorities in district center.
The Cherry Slough
1980, w/f, colour, 2667.6 m, 78 min.
Script by Mikhail Alexeev
Leonid Golovnya
Directed by Leonid Golovnya
Camera by Oleg Martynov
Music by Nikolay Sidelnikov
Art design by Pavel Safonov
Victor Zvenkov
S t a r r i n g
Valery Barinov, Tatiana Nikitina, Lyubov
Polekhina, Alexey Vanin, Vladimir Shakalo, Lev
Borisov, Valentin Bryleev
Based on the novel-parable of the same name by
M.Alexeev. Orphan Mishka from childhood up worked for
a a country rich man, dreamt of own apple garden and was
in love with master's daughter Ulyana. But her father made
her marry a loveless. The girl lost her sanity and
disappeared from the village. Mikhail worked hard and
managed to get rich, planted a garden, found and sheltered
God's fool Ulya, redeem all the workfolk from Guryan…
A Horseman on a Golden Steed
1980, w/f, colour, stereoscopic, 2440.3 m, 89 min.
Script by V. Vitovich
Directed by Vassily Zhuravlyov
Camera by N. Bolshakov
Music by R. Khasanov
Yu. Yakushev
Art design by R. Kashapov
R. Nogaev
Said Menyalshchikov
S t a r r i n g
Fidan Gafarov, Irina Malysheva, Ilshat Yumagulov,
Khusain Kudashev, Peter Glebov, Nina Agapova
The film is based on Bashkir folk legends. The Evil
kingdom master and a cunning beldam make two brotherly
nations, and bogatyr Altynduga destroys the Evil kingdom
and makes the nations free again.
A Shot in the Back
1980, w/s, colour, 2570.6 m, 94 min.
Script by Nikolay Leonov
Directed by Vladimir Chebotaryov
Camera by Yury Gantman
Music by Andrey Petrov
Art design by Eugeny Serganov
S t a r r i n g
Lev Prygunov, Mikhail Volkov, Igor Okhlupin,
Alexander Zbruev, Larissa Udovichenko, Vladimir
Samoilov. Nelli Pshennaya
Moscow. The end of the seventies. Shot in the back in his
apartment is a writer, a man of strict moral, active patriot. The
thrilling detective film is devoted the investigation of this case by
an inspector of the Moscow Criminal Investigation Department.
Citizen Lyoshka
1980, w/s, colour, 2405.1 m, 88 min.
Script by Dmitry Ivanov
Vladimir Trofimov
Vladimir
Directed by Victor Kryuchkov
Camera by Vadim Alisov
Music by Pavel Chekalov
Art design by Vladimir Polyakov
S t a r r i n g
Boris Galkin, Marina Yakovleva, Nikolay Grinko,
Alexander Anisimov, Alexey Zharkov, Nikolay
Karnaukhov, Boris Yurchenko, Yury Chernov
It is a comedy about engaging Lyoshka, a man with
turbulent character. Axemen taskmaster, he sees with
bitterness that wood stocks, obtained through hard work,
rot on the road shoulders due to mismanagement. The film
hero finally reaches high authority in Moscow and makes
obvious problems solved.
Ladies Ask the Gentlemen
1980, ordinary, colour, 2087.4 m, 76 min.
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Script by Alexander Borodyansky
Karen Shakhnazarov
Directed by Ivan Kiasashvily
Camera by Igor Bek
Music by Bogdan Trotsyuk
Art design by Irina Shreter
S t a r r i n g
Marina Neyolova, Natalia Andreychenko, Maria
Vinogradova, Tatiana Bozhok, Nikolay Skorobogatov,
Alexander Fatyushkin, Leonid Kuravlyov, Nikolay
Karachentsov
Based on a story by L. Slavin. Saleswoman Anya comes
from province to the Caucasus resort for the first time in
her life. Kind, chirpy and candid she does not hide her
dream to find a boy-friend. The flm heroine has to come
through a lot of sad and funny aventures unless rootless
Sanya makes an offer of marriage.
26 Days of Dostoevsky's Life
1980, ordinary, colour, 2258.1 m, 82 min.
Script by Vladimir Vladimirov
Pavel Finn
Directed by Alexander Zarkhi
Camera by Vladimir Klimov
Music by Irakly Gabely
Art design by Lyudmila Kusakova
S t a r r i n g
Anatoly Solonitsyn, Eugenia Simonova, Eva Shikulska,
Yury Katin-Yartsev, Nikolay Denisov, Eugeny
Dvorzhetsky
October, year 1866. Dostoevsky is in very difficult
situation: if he fails to hand in new novel "The Gambler"
to Stellovsky in a month the latter will be authorized to
publish his works free of charge during 9 years. In order
the work to go faster Fyodor Mikhaylovich hires
stenographer - young lady Anna Snytkina. Anna
Grigorevna becomes not only the first aid of the Russian
literature genius but also his wife. Some scenes from "The
Gambler" are introduced in the film.
The Dulcinea of Tobosco
1980, ordinary, TV film, colour, 3663 m, 134 min.
Script by Alexander Volodin
Directed by Svetlana Druzhinina
Camera by Anatoly Mukasey
Music by Gennady Gladkov
Art design by Victor Yushin
S t a r r i n g
Natalia Gundareva, Boris Plotnikov, A. Nazarev,
Valentina Talyzina, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Borislav
Brondukov, Tatiana Peltser
It is a musical based on A. Volodin's play of the same
name. A few years after Don Quixote death Sancho Panza
tries to find "the beautiful lady" of his master. He inspires
Aldonza with a story about elevated love of the knight
who called her "the Dulcinea of Tobosco". Aldonza leaves
her home, boring bridegroom and Tobosco to do well to be
worth the great admirer…
If I Were the Boss…
1980, w/s, colour, 2178.1 m, 80 min.
Script by Anatoly Ner-Grigoryan
in association with
Alexander Borodyansky
Directed by Albert Mkrtchyan
Camera by Alexander Ryabov
Music by Maxim Dunaevsky
Art design by Abram Freydin
Sovet Agoyan
S t a r r i n g
Semyon Morozov, Svetlana Petrosyants, raisa
Ryazanova, Albina Maznichenko, Mikhail Svetin,
Vyacheslav Gostinsky, Eugenia Khanaeva, Lyudmila
Ivanova, Vera Ivleva, Alexey Lebedev, Gennady
Yalovich
It is a comedy where the heroes are look-alikes. At the
beginning of the 80th a trainee student happens to be in the
office of construction management chief where he starts
learning the chief how he should administer. The latter
suggests in game that they should swap suits and job posts
and this proposal takes place. The substitute longs for a
day only but during that time the trainee managed to make
a lot of absurd things in the construction management and
the chief was about to marry the student's girl-friend.
I Wish You Luck
1980, w/s, colour, 2392.2 m, 87 min.
Script by Oleg Pogodin
Directed by Alexander Kosarev
Camera by Victor Listopadov
Igor Melnikov
Music by Alexey Rybnikov
Art design by Vassily Golikov
S t a r r i n g
Gennady Korolkov, Irina Korotkova, Ivan Lapikov,
Daniil Netrebin, Mikhail Gluzsky, Khamar
Adambaeva, Roman Khomyatov
The end of the seventies. A young scientist-biologist not
satisfied with his office work at a research institute in
Moscow worries a lot about failure in personal life. He
decides to go for work to a biological station in the Far
East. This step renews him. He becomes an active fighter
for prevention of ecological disasters and preservation of
valuable fish species facing annihilation. He obtains hope
and new love.
In Search of Matches
1980, ordinary, colour, 2717.9 m, 99 min, co-production:
SUOMI-FILM (Finland)
Script by Vladlen Bakhnov
Tappio Vilponnen
Leonid Gaiday
Directed by Leonid Gaiday
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Risto Orko
Camera by Sergey Poluyanov
Music by Alexander Zatsepin
Art design by Felix Yasyukevich
Roy
S t a r r i n g
Eugeny Leonov, Vyacheslav Nevinny, Rita Polster,
Ritva Valkama, Georgy Vitsin, Galina Polskikh, Leo
Lastumyaki, Nina Grebeshkova, Mikhail Pugovkin
It is an eccentric comedy based on the novel of the same
name by a Finnish writer M. Lassil. Year 1910. Peasant
Ihalainen was run out of matches. He goes to by them but
meets a friend on his road who wants to marry, The friends
forget about the matches and go seeking in marriage. After
that they go to a town to buy a gift for the bride, come to
drunken handgrips, are taken to prison, are about to drown
in a river, meet an old love of one of them. A lot of funny
events took place until Ihalainen came home and gave his
wife a box of matches he borrowed. But the fate laughed at
him – there were no matches in the box.
The Stellar Inspector
1980, w/s, colour, 2225.8 m, 81 min.
Script by Victor Smirnov
Mark Kovalyov
Boris Travkin
Directed by Mark Kovalyov
Vadim Polin
Camera by Vladimir Fastenko
Music by Boris Rychkov
Art design by Vitaly Gladnikov
A science-fiction film. Artificial intelligence Tuboss,
created by scientists on a distant planet, has made his
creators obey him and seeks to establish dictatorship in the
Universe. Audacious "stellar inspector" Lazarev and his
extraterrestrial vehicle crew start fighting against Tuboss.
Courage and mutual aid help them to win, save the
Universe from disaster.
And Never Ending Battle, Alexander Block
1980, ordinary, TV film, colour, 1856 m, 68 min.
Script by Natalia Violina
Dmitry Borshchevsky
Directed by Dmitry Borshchevsky
Camera by Vladimir Bondarev
Music by Alexander Belyaev
Art design by Natalia Meshkova
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Ivanov, Boris Plotnikov, Elena Solovey, Albert
Fizolov, Antonina Shuranova, Elena Zhuravina, Nina
Ruslanova, Nelli Pshennaya
A biographic TV film about the life and activity of
Russian poet A.Block.
The Ideal Husband
1980, w/s, colour, 2544 m, 93 min.
Script by Victor Georgiev
Directed by Victor Georgiev
Camera by Fyodor Dobronravov
Music by Edison Denisov
Art design by Konstantin Forostenko
S t a r r i n g
Yury Yakovlev, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Anna
Tveleneva, Eduard Martsevich, Pavel Kadochnikov,
Elena Koreneva, Eugenia Khanaeva, Eve Kivi, Alla
Budnitskaya
After the comedy of the same name by O.Wilde. Sir
Chiltern, rising diplomacy star of the Great Britain, is fond
of his wife. She is chary of faultless reputation of his
husband. The well-being of the respectable family is
endangered. Some lady blackmails the hero, threatens to
publish a discreditable fact of his career start. They
manage to bring to reason the bold-faced person.
Scenes from Life of People on Leave
1980, ordinary, colour, 2310.8 m, 84 min.
Script by Nikolay Gubenko
Directed by Nikolay Gubenko
Camera by Alexander Knyazhinsky
Music by Isaak Swartz
Art design by Alexander Tolkachyov
S t a r r i n g
Regimantas Adomaytis, Zhanna Bolotova, Georgy
Burkov, Roland Bykov, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Lidia
Fedoseeva, Maria Vinogradova
The end of the 70th. Late in autumn middle-age and elderly
people from different social class have a vacation at a
resort in the Crimea. Among them are mathematician
woman and surgeon who fell in love with each other. The
comedy is touched by a light irony.
No Other Way
1980, w/s, colour, 2559 m, 93 min.
Script by Franz Taurin
Grigory Maryamov
Directed by Sergey Erin
Camera by Victor Masevich
Music by Eugeny Ptichkin
Art design by Tatiana Livanova
S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Novikov, Irina Shevchuk, Vl. Nosik,
Lyubov Polekhina, Boris Rudnev, Mikhail Kononov,
Bogdan Stupka, Sergey Yurtaykin, Andrey Solovyov,
Oleg Mokshantsev
The film is based on a story by F. Taurin. End of the 70th.
Two fellows work at a place of construction of a Siberian
generating station dam. The are self-sacrificing in work,
violent controversies about life and love.
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Collection "The Youth"
( number 2)
1980, ordinary, colour, 1900 m, 69 min.
Novella 1. "The Doctor's Return"
Script by Valentin Ezhov
Andrey Ermash
Directed by Andrey Ermash
Camera by Naum Ardashnikov
Music by Igor Kantyukov
Art design by Boris Blank
S t a r r i n g
Georgy Taratorkin, Vyacheslav Ezepov, Boris Ivanov
It is a SF film based on stories of Ya. Zaydel "There and Back"
and R. Dal "Sound Machine". About depersonalization under
bourgeois morals.
Novella 2. "Green Case-Worm"
Script by Vitautas Zhalakyvichus
Directed by Avtandil Kvirikashvily
Camera by Henry Abramyan
Music by V. Artyomov
Art design by V. Kalinauskas
S t a r r i n g
Donatas Banionis, Yuozas Kiselyus, Alexander
Abdulov, David Mkrtchyan, Algimantas Masyulis,
Albert Filozov
Based on R.Bradberry's story " Case-Worm" about an agelong
dream human dream: soul and physical immortality.
Novella 3. "Mulberry-tree"
Script by Eduard Akopov
Directed by Gennady Melkonyan
Camera by M. Vartanov
Music by A. Boyamyan
Art design by G. Torosyan
S t a r r i n g
A. Aroyan, L. Sarkisov, T. Oganesyan, E. Petrosyan
Based on a story by Z. Khalafyan. Eccentric comedy about
obsolete notions and morals. It is a story about two long families
squabbled with each other over whose territory an American
mulberry grows. But it is the children who made their peace.
Collection "The Youth"
( number 3)
1980, w/s, colour, 1954 m, 72 min.
Novella 1 "Laboratory"
Script by Valentin Chernykh
Directed by Alexander Pankratov
Camera by Pavel Lebeshev
Music by Alexander Chaykovsky
Art design by Alexander Samulekin
S t a r r i n g
Vsevolod Shilovsky, Sergey Shakurov, Oleg
Golubitsky, Mikhail Semakov, Tatiana Konyukhova,
Marina Dyuzheva
Based on B. Polishchuk's story "Voskoboynikov's Laboratory".
Due to the necessity to reduce the staff the laboratory chief, not
wishing to make a choice himself, makes the entire collective
responsible for solving this "slimy" problem and goes on a
mission. As he comes back he finds out that nobody has been
fired. On the contrary the staff has increased.
Novella 2 "Meeting "
Script by Gleb Panfilov
Directed by Alexander Itygilov
Camera by Alexander Pershin
Music by V. Guba
Art design by V. Volynsky
S t a r r i n g
Nina Ruslanova, Stanislav Kyubshin, Sergey Nikonenko
Based on a story of the same name by V. Rasputin. It is a
psychological drama about a meeting of two middle-aged people
who were in love with each other in youth.
A Comedy of Days Long Past
1980, ordinary, colour, 2324 m, 85 min.
Script by Yakov Kostyukovsky
Moris Slobodsky
Directed by Yury Kushnerov
Camera by Boris Brozhovsky
Music by Yury Yakushev
Art design by Nikolay Usachyov
It is a comedy made of shots of the best Soviet films made in 20
– 30 years and combined by a new story with participation of
Ostap Bender, Kisa Vorobyaninov, Trus and Byvaly – the heroes
of Leonid Gaiday's films.
Horses Are Not Changed in the Midstream
1980, ordinary, colour, 3914.2 m, 143 min.
Script by Naum Melnikov
Alexander Masharin
Gavriil
Directed by Gavriil Egiazarov
Camera by Elizabar Karavaev
Music by John Ter-Tatevosyan
Art design by Val. Filippov
S t a r r i n g
Leonid Markov, Vladimir Samoylov, Natalia
Andreychenko, Boris Ivanov, Gennady Korolkov,
Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Yury Vasilev
Dilogy film about constructors of a giant automobile plant
(prefiguration of KAMAZ). Inthe center of the story is a
contention related the operating methods between talented
Contract Manager Borisov and Deputy min.ister Rodionov who
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used to strictly execute orders from the authorities. The tenseness
of the situation worsens for Borisov due to his personal problems
– he finds his late love – a young woman.
General Shubnikov's Corps
1980, w/s, b/w, 2443 m, 89 min.
Script by Kirill Rapoport
Directed by Damir Vyatich-Berezhnykh
Camera by Anatoly Nikolaev
Music by Mikhail Ziv
Art design by Alexey Lebedev
S t a r r i n g
Anatoly Vasilev, Victor Korshunov, Eugeny
Leonov-Gladyshev, Marina Yakovleva, Sergey
Prokhanov, Peter Shcherbakov, Alexey Eybozhenko
The film is based on military stories by V. Baskakov.
Winter 1942. Wild forests of Rzhevsk. General
Shubnikov, the tank corps commander, executes a difficult
mission set by the General Headquarters. Secret raid of
Soviet tanks prevented the fascists from helping Paulus
army surrounded near Stalingrad.
The Failure of Operation Terror
1980, ordinary, colour, 3872 m, 141 min, co-production: "PRFZF"
(Poland) in association with VO "Sovinfilm", "Defa"
(GDR)
Script by Yulian Semyonov
Directed by Anatoly Bobrovsky
Camera by Yatsek Stakhlevsky
Vladimir Boganov
Music by Ezhi Maximyuk
Henrik Kuznyak
Art design by Leonid Platov
Cheslav Sekera
S t a r r i n g
Krishtof Hamets, Sergey Shakurov, Elena
Tsyplakova, Tomash Zalivsky, Leonid Kulagin,
Mikhail Pogorzhelsky, Georgy Taratorkin, Igor
Kashintsev, Alexander Porokhovshchikov, Mikhail
Gluzsky
It is a thrilling historical and revolutionary film about the
fight of the All-Union Emergency Commission against
international plot to overthrow the Soviet power in Russia
at the beginning of the twenties. About the activity of F.E.
Dzerzhinsky, chairman of the All-Union Emergency
Commission and at the same time the peoples commissar
for railroads. About the work to restore ruined industry,
army, railways whereto "the Iron Felix" attracts (either by
threats or persuasions) czarist intelligentsia specialists.
Who Will Pay for Good Luck?
1980, w/s, colour, 2008.7 m, 73 min.
Script by Pavel Chukhray
Directed by Konstantin Khudyakov
Camera by Vladimir Shuvalov
Music by Vyacheslav Ganelin
Art design by Boris Fabrikov
Vladimir Fabrikov
S t a r r i n g
Vitaly Solomin, Vassily Bachkaryov, Leonid
Filatov, Alexander Filippenko, Mikhail Chigaryov,
Afanasy Trishkin, Yury Dubrovin
Year 1919. Two members of a secret organisation penetrate into
a maritime town in order to kill a provocateur -
counterintelligence investigator. During assassination one of
terrorist dies another one, Antonina Chumak, is captured. The
thrilling film is about unusual adventures connected with release
of the heroine.
Maria Medici's Casket
1980, w/s, colour, 2499.2 m, 91 min.
Script by Eremey Parnov
Rudolf Frutov
Directed by Rudolf Frutov
Camera by Igor Geleyn
Vladimir Stepanov
Vladimir Kromas
Music by Mikhail Ziv
Art design by Irina Lukashevich
S t a r r i n g
Valery Ryzhakov, Klara Luchko, Emmanuil
Vitorgan, Evdikia Urusova, Anatoly Egorov, Ruben
Simonov, Vsevolod Safonov, Sergey Martynov
Based on a story by E. Parnov. A White emigre's son,
international adventurer, devoted his life to searching for
medieval treasures. The detective film tells us not only
about the story of his crime investigation by the Criminal
Investigation Department officers but also plunges us into
the events of the XIII century when by order of Albigensis
tutor a jewel was taken out from a town surrounded by the
crusaders and then hidden.
Men in the Ocean
1980, ordinary, colour, 2122.9 m, 77 min.
Script by Eduard Volodarsky
Pavel Chukhray
Directed by Pavel Chukhray
Camera by Vladimir Shevtsik
Mikhail Ardabevsky
Music by Mark min.kov
Art design by Andrey Kuznetsov
S t a r r i n g
Vadim Spiridonov, Oleg Lee, Boris Smorchkov,
Boris Galkin, Svetlana Toma, Larissa Ydovichenko,
Vladimir Zamansky
The end of the seventies. A frontier outpost is located on a
island in the Pacific Ocean. During the storm Soviet
sailors rescue distressed Chinese fishermen at the expense
of comrade 's life. The noble actions of the frontier guard
turns to be an international conflict. The Chinese are afraid
of Mao Ze-don's repression at home charge the Russians
with forcible capture of their schooner…
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The Three-Dimension World
1980, ordinary, colour, 2573.9 m, 94 min.
Script by Valentina Nikitina
Directed by Yulia Solntseva
Camera by Mikhail Demurov
Victor Epshtein
Music by Edison Denisov
Art design by Victor Yushin
S t a r r i n g
Igor Vladimirov, Inna Vykhodtseva, Victor Shulgin,
Yana Druz, Sergey Volkosh, Igor Kudryasov, Mikhail
Zimin, Boris Nevzorov
The end of the seventies. Uralian metallurgical plant.
Fyodor Boyaryshev, a worker, welding foreman and
recognised mathematical scientist. He proves to the plant
administration that a new tube mill should be installed and
advanced. The conflict breaks his personal life and that of
his daughter Varya - a girl-friend of the tube mill
department chief coward and place-hunter who leaves
her…
Appointment
1980, ordinary, TV film, colour, 2473 m, 90 min.
Script by Alexander Volodin
Directed by Sergey Kolosov
Camera by Anatoly Petritsky
Music by Eugeny Krylatov
Art design by Mikhail Kartashov
S t a r r i n g
Andrey Mironov, Irina Kupchenko, Alexander Kalyagin,
Maria Mironova, Ivan Voronov, Alexander Grave,
Vyacheslav Platonov, Nelli Kornienko
Based on a play by A. Volodin. Lyamin, a clever
intellectual with mild nature, replaces Kuropeev, an artful
temporizer who got promotion, in the post of an
establishment director. The subordinates are blushless to
use the hero kindness. However, under the pressure of
circumstances Lyamin gradually changes. The theme of
civil responsibility of an administer is revealed as a
grotesque and ironic comedy.
Do not Shoot at White Swans
1980, ordinary, TV film, colour, 3722 m, 136 min.
Script by Kirill Rapoport
Directed by Radion Nakhapetov
Camera by Nikolay Nemolyaev
Music by Isaak Shwartz
Art design by Vladimir Aronin
S t a r r i n g
Stanislav Lyubshin, Nina Ruslanova, Valery
Anisimov, Vera Glagoleva, Ivar Kalninsh, Ivan
Agafonov, Lyubov Sokolova
Based on a novel by V.Belov. Egor Polushkin was
surnamed as "queer devil", "misfortune carrier" in his
native village. Everything he puts his hand to turns to be a
misfortune for him: they always fire him. At last,
Polushkin becomes a forester and finds himself. Bashful
blunderer is manful and decisive now. He protects the
nature, birds and animals. His wife comes back to him. At
the end hardly escapes death by an poachers' hands.
An Unbidden Friend
1980, w/s, colour, 2471.8 m, 90 min.
Script by Dmitry Vasiliu
Leonid Maryagin
Directed by Leonid Maryagin
Camera by Yury Avdeev
Music by Yan Frenkel
Art design by Felix Yasyukevich
S t a r r i n g
Oleg Tabakov, Oleg Dal, Irina Alferova, Natalia
Belokhvostikova, Natalia Gundareva, Anatoly
Romashin, Vsevolod Larionov
Young successful scientist Alexey Grekov faces a difficult
choice to make at the end of the seventies. A friend of him
arrives in the town where Alexey lives from the province
with a scientific discovery that negatives the research of the
tutor for Grekov wife's dissertation. At stake are wife's
career and friend's discovery. In critical situation both
friends prove that science interests are above self.
Put In a Word for the Poor Hussar
1980, ordinary, TV film, colour, 4571m, 167 min.
Script by Alexander Adabashyan
Eldar Ryazanov
Directed by Eldar Ryazanov
Camera by Vladimir Nakhabtsev
Music by Andrey Petrov
Art design by Alexander Borisov
S t a r r i n g
Eugeny Leonov, Oleg Basilashvily, Irina Zinovy
Gerdt, Georgy Mazurkevich, Stanislav Sadalsky,
Valentin Gaft, Georgy Burkov, Zinovy Gerdt, Valentin
Pavlov, Borislav Brondukov, Vladimir Nosik, Natalia
Gundareva, Liya Akhedzhakova
A music comedy. A hussar regiment is billeted at a quiet
town in Russian provinces. The tenants, who have fell out
of the cosy domestic life, provide the town for that time
with a wholesome life with a sequence of love, social and
political intrigues.
Oh, Sport! You Are Peace!
1980, ordinary, colour, 4097.7 m, 150 min.
Script by Yury Ozerov
Boris Rychkov
Nikolay Dobronrarov
Directed by Yury Ozerov
Boris Rychkov
Fyodor Khitruk
Camera by Nikolay Ozerov
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Lev Maximov
Mikhail Oshurkov
Music by Alexander Pakhmutov
Shandor Kallosh
Art design by Alexander Myagkov
Vladimir Zyuykov
Lyudmila Koshkina
A documentary about the Moscow Olympics.
Expectations
1980, w/s, colour, 1873.6 m, 68 min.
Script by Lyudmila Demina
Victor Demin
Directed by Boris Yashin
Camera by Boris Kocherov
Music by Vladimir Kazenin
Art design by Leonid Platov
Oleg Alikin
S t a r r i n g
Natalia Egorova, Elena Naumkina, Alexander
Fatyushkin, Emmanuil Vitorgan
Young teacher Masha divorces her husband. She is
pregnant with his child but tells nobody about it. Her
rushing around an attempt to establish close relations with
other man, a wish to get rid of the child are the results of
the divorce. Eventually, the spouses find common ground
with each other and wait for the child to be born.
A Superimportant Mission
1980, w/s, w/f, colour, 3781.8 m, 138 min.
Script by Boris Dobrodeev
P. Ponogrebsky
Directed by Eugeny Matveev
Camera by Igor Chyorny
Music by Eugeny Ptichkin
Art design by Semyon Valyushok
S t a r r i n g
Lyudmila Gurchenko, Valeria Zaklunnaya, Nikolay
Kryuchkov, Eugeny Matveev, Vladimir Samoylov,
Alexander Lazarev, Peter Chernov, Eugeny Kindinov,
Lev Borisov
It is a heroic film story. Year 1940. Aircraft plant director
Kirillov is on vacation in the Crimea when the war begins.
As he comes back an order is issued to evacuate the plant
over Volga river and to build it again their from the ground
up. It is the hard work that helps him to overcome his wife
death at the front. Searches for lost small son are successfil
and the plant stars development of passenger carrier - Il
aicraft.
Fox Hunt
1980, ordinary, colour, 2658.9 m, 97 min.
Script by Alexander min.dadze
Directed by Vadim Abdrashitov
Camera by Yury Nevsky
Music by Eduard Artemev
Art design by Vladimir Korovin
S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Gostyukhin, Irina Muravyova, Igor
Nefedov, Alla Pokrovskaya, Dmitry Kharatyan, Igor
Bezyaev, Valentina Safonova
Plant worker Delov was beaten up in a park by two
teenagers. Both of them were tried and punished.
However, the hero is plagued with the thought that one of
the hooligans was punished too severe. He goes to the
colony to meet the teenager…
A Road To Medals
1980, ordinary, colour, 3823.6 m, 140 min, co-production:
"TOEY" (Japan)
Script by Hiro Masuda
Yury Lakerbay
Anatoly Stepanov
Directed by Nikita Orlov
Dzunya Sato
Camera by Hirosi Namiki
Emil Gulidov
Music by Alexey Rybnikov
Art design by Tatiana Lapshina
N. Ikeya
S t a r r i n g
Tatiana Vasileva, Megumi Isogay, Valery
Ryzhakov, Tasuya Mihasi, Inara Gulieva, Teruhio
Saigo, Anatoly Romashin, Tesuro Tanba, Mikhail
Boyarsky
About a Soviet and Japanese volley-ball players who are
both rivals and friends. The events cover the period from
the 1976 Monreal Olympics to the eve of XXII Olimpics
in Moscow.
The Unknown Man's Story
1980, ordinary, colour, 2743.4 m, 100 min.
Script by Vitauskas Zhalakyavichus
Directed by Vitauskas Zhalakyavichus
Camera by Andrey Kuznetsov
Music by Georgy Firtich
Art design by Vadim Kislykh
S t a r r i n g
Eugenia Simonova, Alexander Kaydanovsky,
Georgy Taratorkin, Lyudmila Zaytseva, Pavel
Kadochnikov, Sergey Muchennikov, Boris Romanov
A movie version of A. P. Chekhov's story of the same title.
The nobleman, a revolutionery, when preparing for
terroristic killing of a rich grandee, is hired as his son’s
servant. But gradually he disappoints in his convictions
and he has grown to think about quiet life in the depth of
the country in his estate…
Investigation
1980, ordinary, colour, 1992.6, 73 min.
Script by Eugeny Krechet
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Mikhail Moklyarsky
Directed by Mikhail Ryk
Camera by Igor Bogdanov
Music by Eduard Artemev
Art design by Boris Tsaryov
S t a r r i n g
Andrey Myagkov, Vladimir Samoylov, Nikolay
Trofimov, Alexander Martynov, Natalia Fateeva,
Larissa Udovichenko, Maya Bulgakova, Mikhail
Kononov
This is a detective story about the officers of Moscow
criminal investigation department who conduct an
investigation concerning a steal of jewelry from the
department store.
The Lifeguard
1980, ordinary, colour, 2760.5, 101 min.
Script by Sergey Solovyov
Directed by Sergey Solovyov
Camera by Pavel Lebeshev
Music by Isaak Shvarts
Art design by Alexander Boym
Alexander Samulekin
S t a r r i n g
Tatiana Drubich, Vassily Mishchenko, Sergey
Shakurov, Olga Belyavskaya, Vyacheslav Kononenko,
Alexander Kaydanovsky, Sergey Khlebnikov,
Ekaterina Vasileva
The movie tells us about a teacher of literature Larikov
and his schoolchildren in one year after graduating the
school. The film is full of dramas attended with a collapse
of hopes. Hardened during the lessons of the talented
teacher the young people are able to overcome any
difficulties. However Larikov got frightened when learned
that his former schoolgirl Asya fell in love with him.
Old New Year
1980, ordinary, TV film, colour, 3783 m, 138 min.
Script by Mikhail Roshchin
Directed by Oleg Efremov
Naum Ardashnikov
Camera by Naum Ardashnikov
Grigory Shpakler
Music by Sergey Nikitin
Art design by Vladimir Fabrikov
Boris Blank
S t a r r i n g
Vyacheslav Nevinny, Alexander Kalyagin, Ksenia
min.ina, Irina Mirishnichenko, Nastya Nemolyaeva,
Valentin Karmanov, Victor Petrov, Peter
Shcherbakov, Georgy Burkov, Valeria Dementeva,
Eugeny Evstigneev
The film is based on the title play written by M. Roshchin.
On the eve of the Old New Year ingoing tenants come into
new house, get acquainted, visit each other, and try to
settle new and old problems. Having quarreled with
relatives they go to the bathhouse and after taking beer
assure themselves and each other that will start living in
the new manner.
They Are Like Us!
1980, w/s, colour, 1896.3 m, 69 min.
Script by Vyacheslav Khotulev
Directed by Edgar Khodzhikyan
Camera by Mikhail Korobtsov
Music by Boris Rychkov
Art design by Gennady Myasnikov
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Zbruev, Igor Yankovsky, Irina
Dymchenko, Vladimir Gerasimov, Peter Vilyaminov,
Vladimir Sedov, Larissa Udovichenko, Alexander
Galibin, Oleg Zhakov
This is a social drama about the building of one section of
the Baikal-Amur railway. There is a conflict between the
leader of one young brigade and a chief of the main office.
The first proves that everything must be done once and for
all, the second suggests to use the temporary section of
railway instead of the unready bridge. Point of view of the
first one wins.
Teheran-43
1980, ordinary, colour, 4122.6 m, 150 min, co-production:
“PRO DIS FILM AG” (Switzerland), “MEDI-TERRANE
SINEMA” (France)
Script by Alexander Alov
Vladimir Naumov
Mikhail Shatrov
Directed by Alexander Alov
Vladimir Naumov
Camera by Valentin Zheleznyakov
Music by Zhorzh Garvarenets
Moisey Vaynberg
Art design by Eugeny Chernyaev
Vladimir Kirs
S t a r r i n g
Igor Kostolevsky, Natalia Belokhvostikova, Alen
Delon, Kurd Yurgens, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Albert
Filozov, Nikolay Grinko, Zhorzh Zhere, Klod Zhad,
Gleb Strizhenov, Vsevolod Sanaev, Nartay Begalin, A
Dzhess, M. Marshal, Abesalom Loria, Natalia
Naumova
The action takes place at the end of 70th. It is bruited about
an appearance of documents concerning the attempt upon
the life of Stalin, Churchill, and Roosevelt at Tehran
conference. The former spy who aided to prevent such an
attempt in 1943 was sent to Paris to find the murderers
who went underground.
Three Years
1980, ordinary, colour, 3927 m, 143 min.
Script by Alexander Alexandrov
Directed by Dmitry Dolinin
Stanislav Lyubshin
Camera by Mikhail Agranovich
Music by Eduard Artemev
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Art design by Valery Filippov
S t a r r i n g
Stanislav Lyubshin, Albert Filozov, Sergey
Plotnikov, Svetlana Smirnova, Nikolay Pastukhov,
Yury Yakovalev, Alisa Freyndlikh
The film is based on the novel written by A. Chekhov. Son
of the rich Moscow merchant marries the nobly born girl.
She marries him with an eye to his fortune. He suffers from
her apathy and his idle dalliance. The disease of his father made
him to carry on family business and this transformed his life.
After the death of daughter the marrieds who became closer fall
in love with each other at last.
Fantasy About Love
1980, w/s, colour, 2933.1 m, 86 min.
Script by Aleksander Maryamov
In association with
Aida Manasyrova
Directed by Aida Manasyrova
Camera by Genry Abramyan
Music by Stas Namin
Alexander Slizunov
Art design by Natalia Meshkova
S t a r r i n g
Yury Ovchinnikov, Irina Skobeleva, Amayak
Akopyan, Andrey Vitman, Anastasia Voznesenskaya,
Victor Vasilev, Aleksander Gerasimov, Igor
Sarukhanov, Stas Namin , Vsevolod Abdulov
The hero of the musical comedy, VIA soloist, suddenly
becomes a “fianc?” of the famous sportswoman. However
this joke converts into the motive for the real love.
1981
White Crow
1981, w/s, colour, 2714.7 m, 99 min.
Script by Valery Lonskoy
Directed by Valery Lonskoy
Vladimir Zheleznikov
Camera by Vladimir Papyan
Music by Isaak Shvarts
Art design by Peter Kiselyov
S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Gostyukhin, Irina Dymchenko, Alexander
Mikhaylov, Irina Akulova, Lev Borisov, Boris
Shcherbakov, Vladimir Zemlyanikin
Having got acquainted with a married woman during the
holiday the hero of the film thought that will easily forget
this meeting. Having understood that that it is the
beginning of a new love he arrives in the town where his
sweet heart lives but she refuses the happiness trying to
preserve her marriage with husband.
Easy Money
1981, w/s, colour, 2380.6 m, 87 min.
Script by Eugeny Matveev
Directed by Eugeny Matveev
Camera by Leonid Kalashnikov
Music by Eugeny Ptichkin
Art design by Semyon Vlyushok
S t a r r i n g
Lyudmila Nilskaya, Alexander Mikhaylov, Elena
Solovey, Yury Yakovlev, Pavel Kadochnikov, Vadim
Spiridonov, Leonid Kuravlyov, Alexander Pyatkov,
Tatiana Novitskaya
The film is based on the title comedy written by A.N.
Ostrovsky. Provincial Vasilkov fell in love with Lidia, a
girl from the broken nobleman’s family. The beautiful girl
marries the ceorl with the hope of well being and at the
same time hates him. But he does not want to abide such a
deception and she leaves him. The new debts force her to
return to him.
Trinket With a Secret Device
1981, w/s, colour, 1892 m, 69 min.
Script by Anatoly Bragintsev
Directed by Vera Tokareva
Camera by Leonid Kraynenkov
Yury Klimenko
Music by Ilya Kataev
Art design by Alexander Tokarev
S t a r r i n g
Galina Polskikh, Albert Filozov, Mikhail Gluzsky,
Leonid Kharitonov, Mikhail Kokshenov, ANNA
Varpakhovskaya, Rasmi Dzhabrailov
This is a satirical comedy. The heroes of the film are
bilkers and bribetakers take the barber who came for
fishing for auditor. A dupeable gaby who refused all bribes
turned out a more difficult riddle than his trinket with a
secret device.
Be My Husband
1981, ordinary, colour, 2369 m, 86 min.
Script by Eduard Akopov
Directed by Alla Surikova
Camera by Grigory Belenky
Music by Victor Lebedev
Art design by David Vinitsky
Andrey Butkevich
S t a r r i n g
Andrey Mironov, Elena Proklova, Filipp
Adamovich, Nina Ruslanova, Anna Varpakhovskaya,
Natalia Krachkovskaya, Anton Tabakov, Georgy Shtil,
Vladimir Basov, Baadur Tsuladze
After arriving to the health resort the young woman with a
child cannot to rent a room to rest. Owners of houses
prefer to lodge only full families. The woman proposes the
anybody who needs a house to represent himself as her
husband. This sudden meeting was a beginning of the big
love.
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And the Father Had Three Sons
1981, ordinary, colour, 3706.4 m, 135 min.
Script by Boris Arkhipovets
Sergey Polyakov
Directed by Gennady Ivanov
Camera by Anatoly Petritsky
Music by Eduard Artemev
Art design by Leonid Platov
S t a r r i n g
Oleg Efremov, Ada Rogovtseva, Andrey Solovev,
Alexander Timoshkin, Vladimir Shevelkov, Irina
Malysheva, Daniil Netrebin, Raisa Kurkina
This is a movie about a big family of sea captain Markelov
who dies during the fire on board a ship at the end of 70th.
The elder of his son painter Kirill wan the fianc?e away
from his brother but their marriage was not happy. Yury
who hardly overcame his fianc?e’s betrayal enters the
nautical college and finds a new sweetheart.
Vacancy
1981, ordinary, colour, 2030.7 m, 74 min.
Script by Margarita Mikaelyan
Directed by Margarita Mikaelyan
Camera by Genri Abramyan
Music by Gennady Gladkov
Art design by Sergey Voronkov
Alexander Boym
S t a r r i n g
Leonid Kayurov, Rolan Bykov, Oleg Tabakov,
Victor Proskurin, Ekaterina Vasileva, Marina
Yakovleva, Tatiana Dogileva, Vera Ivleva
This is a musical based on the comedy “Paying position”
written by A.N. Ostrovsky. The graduater of the Moscow
University marries for love and dreams to live honestly.
However, under his wife influence he forces to ask his
uncle “paying” position. The dignitaries exult. The hero
does not want humiliations and refuses the position.
Valentina
1981, ordinary, colour, 2723 m, 99 min.
Script by Gleb Panfilov
Directed by Gleb Panfilov
Camera by Leonid Kalashnikov
Music by Vadim Bibergan
Art design by Marksen Gaukhman-
Sverdlov
S t a r r i n g
Rodion Nakhapetov, Inna Churikova, Yury
Grbrnshchikov, Sergey Koltakov, Darya Mikhaylova,
Larisa Udovichenko, Vsevolod Shilovsky
The film is based on the play “Last summer in Sulimsk”.
The action takes place in a small taiga town. A 18-year-old
barmaid Valentina does not conceal her love about arrived
investigator and charms him. But she was violated by
Pavel who loves her and decides to marry none of them.
Vassily and Vassilisa
1981, w/s, colour, 2665 m, 97 min.
Script by Vassily Solovev
In association with
Irina Poplavskaya
Directed by Irina Poplavskaya
Camera by Kadyrzhan Kadyraliev
Boris Sutotsky
Music by Aleksey Muravlev
Art design by Andrey Kuznetsov
S t a r r i n g
Olga Ostroumova, Mikhail Kononov, Natalia
Bondarchuk, Maya Bulgakova, Andrey Rostotsky,
Tatiana Dogileva
This is a proverb based on the title novel written by
Valentin Rasputin. Vassily and Vassilisa had seven
children. Everything was all right. But suddenly something
wrong happened with a husband. He started drinking and
beating his wife. His wife ran him out. This happened on
the eve of the war…
The Great Samoed
1981, w/s, colour, 3777.8 m, 138 min.
Script by Yury Kazakov
Arkady Filatov
Arkady Kordon
Directed by Arkady Kordon
Camera by Alexander Ivanov
Music by Sofia Gubaydulina
Art design by Dmitry Bogorodsky
S t a r r i n g
Nurzhuman Ikhtymbaev, Rasul Ukachin, Anatoly
Azo, Tatiana Vasileva, Nikolay Rachinsky, Svetlana
Tormakhova, Buda Vampilov
This is a full of events story of Tyko Vyllka, the first
German painter, cartographer, bookman, participant of the
Second World War, chairman of astronomers of Novaya
Zemlya.
The Eights Wonder of the World
1981, ordinary, colour, 2329.5 m, 85 min.
Script by Vladimir Kapitanovsky
Directed by Samson Samsonov
Camera by Mikhail Demurov
Victor Epshteyn
Music by Eugeny Doga
Art design by Aleksander Myagkov
S t a r r i n g
Liya Akhedzhakova, Elena Shchelokova, Tatiana
Kravchenko, Victoria Alekseeva, Irina Gubanova,
Ivetta Monse, Florentin Dzhudzhuniya
This is a sport comedy. One of our basketballer woman
saves her Greek counterpart during the international
competitions for Hera Cup and another one experiences
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her first love.
Soul
1981, w/s, colour, 3206.6 m, 94 min.
Script by Alexander Borodyansky
Alexander Stefanovich
Directed by Alexander Stefanovich
Camera by Vladimir Klimov
Music by Alexander Zatsepin
Art design by Alina Speshneva
S t a r r i n g
Sofia Rotaru, Rolan Bykov, Mikhail Boyarsky,
Vyacheslav Spesivtsev, Leonid Obolensky, Ivar
Kalnynsh, Alexander Kutikov, Andrey Makarevich
Having parted from her pop group, a popular songster
learns that she is seriously ill. Doctors forbid her to song
but she does not want to be in a new pop group and gets
ready for the international festival. During the work she
forgets her troubles and achieves success.
Falling Stars
1981, ordinary, colour, 2509.5 m, 92 min.
Script by Igor Talankin
Directed by Igor Talankin
Camera by Gergy Rerberg
Music by Alfred Shnitke
Art design by Vladimir Aronin
S t a r r i n g
Alla Demidova, Peter Fyodorov, Maksim Prizov,
Darya Mikhaylova, Nadezhda Bochkova, Peter
Yurchenkov, Vera Glagoleva, Olga Anokhina
The movie is based on the novels “Fallen stars”, “Sashka
Lebedev”, “Ode to Russian vegetable garden” written by
V. Astafev. They met and fell in love with each other in a
front-line town. The war went on and there was not place
for love. The hero decides to part from his sweetheart
forever.
A Ring From Amsterdam
1981, w/s, colour, 2390.3 m, 87 min.
Script by Oleg Shmelyov
Vladimir Vostokov
Directed by Vladimir Chebotaryov
Camera by Alexander Knyazhinsky
Music by Andrey Petrov
Art design by Eugeny Serganov
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Zbruev, Paul Butkevich, Mikhail
Volkov, Gennady Korolkov, Vsevolod Larionov,
Lyudmila Stoyanova
This is a thrilling detective story about a soviet mariner
whom the foreign intelligence service was interested in.
The fellow becomes a spy but finally goes to the KGB to
give himself up.
A Cry of the Heart
1981, w/s, colour, 2425.2 m, 89 min.
Script by Isay Kalashnikov
Arya Dashiev
Directed by Arya Dashiev
Camera by Ralf Kelly
Music by Dzhon Ter-Tatevosyan
Art design by Ivan Plastinkin
S t a r r i n g
Yury Solomin, Buda Vampilov,Boris Shcherbakov,
Vadim Kurkov, Vladimir Malyshev, Oleg Vidov, Alla
Evdokimova
Whodunit. Yager Pavel Kolchin found Killed sobols and
demanded confession from the poacher but he killed him. After
the investigation the criminal is punished.
Lenin in Paris
1981, ordinary, colour, 2893.1 m, 106 min.
Script by Eugeny Gabrilovich
Sergey Yutkevich
Directed by Sergey Yutkevich
Leonid Eydlin
Camera by Nikolay Nemolyaev
Music by Grigory Frid
Art design by Lyudmila Kusakova
S t a r r i n g
Yury Kaurov, Valentina Svetlova, Klod Zhad,
Vladimir Antonik, Pavel Kadochnikov, Antonina
Maximova, Albert Filozov, Anatoly Adoskin
Historical movie about revolution. In 1911 Lenin finds himself in
a small town not far from Paris where establishes school for
Bolsheviks.
The Life Line
1981, ordinary, TV film, colour, 5545.4 m, 206 min.
Script by Arnold Vitol
Vladimir Nazarov
Directed by Vladimir Nazarov
Camera by Victor Makarov
Music by Irakly Gabely
Art design by Mikhail Kartashov
S t a r r i n g
Yury Grigorev, Tatiana Lavrentieva, Igor Vasilev,
Valery Zolotukhin, Irina Nechaeva, Andrey Soloviev,
Gennady Yukhtin, Eugeny Burenkov, Yury Katin-
Yartsev
Based on the dilogy by A. Chaykovsky "One Year of Life" and
"The Roads We Chose". The movie tells us about the relationship
between two chiefs of a constructing brigades making a railway
tunnel. There is a conflict which touches upon professional
problems as well as personal.
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The Beloved Woman of Mechanic Gavrilov
1981, w/s, colour, 2174 m, 79 min.
Script by Sergey Bodrov
Directed by Peter Todorovsky
Camera by Eugeny Guslinsky
Music by Alexey Mazhukov
Art design by Eugeny Chernyaev
S t a r r i n g
Ludmila Gurchenko, Sergey Shakurov, Eugeny
Evstigneev, Anatoly Vasilev, Mikhail Svetin, Vsevolod
Shilovsky
The bridegroom fails to come to the wedding ceremony. The
bride was waiting for him all day long and later she found out
that her sweetheart protected some woman from the band and got
to the militia.
My Eternal Love
1981, w/s, colour, 3787.6 m, 138 min.
Script by Oleg Stukalov-Pogodin
Directed by Vladimir Monakhov
Camera by Vladimir Monakhov
Konstantin Suponitsky
Music by Alexey Muravlev
Art design by Georgy Turylev
S t a r r i n g
Anatoly Papanov, Nikolay Zasukhin, Yury
Kuzmenkov, Eugeny Zharikov, Nikolay Merzlikin,
Alexander Dorokhina, Natalia Gvozdikova
The collective farm chairman Zubov spent all his life in a village
overcoming difficulties. He became very rude with the
inhabitants but finally he changes because of his big heart.
Fellas!
1981, ordinary, colour, 2671.6 m, 98 min.
Script by Iskra Babich
Valentin Mikhailov
Directed by Iskra Babich
Camera by Sergey Zaitsev
Music by Vladimir Komarov
Art design by Vassily Golikov
S t a r r i n g
Peter Glebov, Vera Alkhovskaya, Alexander
Mikhailov, Inna Ivanova, Mikhail Buzylev-Kretso,
Peter Krylov, Alexander Pavlov, Anatoly Solonitsyn
Melodrama. When the main character received a letter which told
him about his bride's adultery he stays to work at the North.
When he happen to know about Nastya's death and about her
three children he comes back and becomes their father.
On The Islands
1981, ordinary, colour, 2566.2 m, 94 min.
Script by Gengikh Borovik
Directed by Tamara Lisitsian
Camera by Mikhail Ardabevsky
Music by Igor Efremov
Art design by Konstantin Forostenko
S t a r r i n g
Kiril Lavrov, Vladimir Sedov, Alexander Solovev,
Lyudmila Chursina, Ernst Romanov, Rostislav Plyatt,
Eugeny Lebedev, Andrey Kharitonov, Grigory
Grigoriu, Alexander Belyavsky, Eve Kiwi
Navy unit is organized in order to capture the oil reserve of a
Latin American sovereign country. The UN journalists debunk
that action and inform the whole world.
They Were Actors
1981, ordinary, colour, 2530 m, 92 min.
Script by Georgy Natanson
Victor Orlov
Directed by Georgy Natanson
Camera by Anatoly Nikolaev
Music by Veniamin Basner
Art design by Ivan Plastinkin
S t a r r i n g
Zinaida Kirienko, Igor Ledogorov, Alexander
Fatushin, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Vladimir Zaitsev,
Vladimir Druzhnikov, Aristarkh Livanov
In 1980 the traitors who had been cooperating with Gestapo 36
years ago during the Crimean occupation are being prosecuted.
They were responsible for Simferopol theatre actors death. In
1944, 3 days before the liberation of the city the actress, artist
and director of the theater had been murdered.
From Winter To Winter
1981, w/s, colour, 2435.4 m, 89 min.
Script by Vladimir Belyaev
Directed by Oleg Nikitin
Camera by Anatoly Kuznetsov
Music by Eduard Khagogortyan
Art design by Gennady Myasnikov
S t a r r i n g
Vsevolod Larionov, Vsevolod Sanaev, Eugeny
Shutov, Boris Shcherbakov, Valentina grushina,
Tatiana Krechetova, Lyubov Strizhenova, Maria
Vinogradova
Based on the novel by V. Belyaev "At That Days". The head of a
metallurgical plant is assigned to produce new type of steel in
short period of time. The collective of the plant does everything
in time.
A Return Move
1981, w/s, colour, 2313.2 m, 84 min.
Script by Eugeny Mesyatsev
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Directed by Mikhail Tumanishvili
Camera by Boris Bondarenko
Music by Boris Babushkin
Art design by Sovet Agoyan
S t a r r i n g
Boris Galkin, Mikhail Volontir, Vadim Spiridonov,
Elena glebova, Anatoly Kuznetsov, Alexander Pyatkov,
Laymonas Noreyka
Adventure. The action of the movie takes place during
maneuvers maximally closed to the combat operations.
An Unpaid Vacation
1981, ordinary, TV film, colour, 3735.2 m, co-production:
Hungary TELEVISION in association with Germany
Script by Valentin Azernikov
Andrash Polgar
Directed by Victor Titov
Camera by Ferents Mariyashi
Music by Alexey Kozlov
Victor Mate
Art design by Victor Petrov
Zholt Chengery
S t a r r i n g
Oleg Melikhova, Igor Kostolevsky, Ludmila
Gurchenko, Miklosh Kalochai, Alexander Shirvindt,
Liya Akhidzhakova, Erzhibet Pastor, Igor Yasulovich,
Elena Romanova, Vladimir Basov, Eugeny Gerchakov,
Rimma Makarova
Lyric comedy. A young lady comes from Siberia to Moscow to
the guy she loves. He did not pay much attention to her feelings
but she thought it was real love.
An Idle Fellow
1981, w/s, colour, 2057.1 m, 75 min.
Script by Victor Merezhko
Directed by Georgy Melnikov
Camera by Vladimir Fridkin
Music by Sergey Tomin
Art design by Valentin Vyrvich
S t a r r i n g
Georgy Burkov, Tatiana Pelttser, Galina Polskikh,
Nelly Volshaninova, Peter Vilyaminov, Ivan Ryzhov,
Eugeny Shutov, Muza Krepkogorskaya, Boris
Tokarev, Sergey Tegin
After the altercation with his wife town dweller Gavrila
Churpun goes to the native village and gives himself out as
a sea captain. But this deception is exposed and his wife
forces to safe her husband from the infamy…
Portrait of Painter’s Wife
1981, w/s, colour, 2418.7 m, 88 min.
Script by Natalia Ryazantseva
Directed by Alexander Pankratov
Camera by Oleg Martynov
Music by Eeugeny Doga
Art design by Victor Yushin
S t a r r i n g
Valeentina Telichkina, Sergey Shakurov, Nikita
Mikhalkov, Mikhail Semakov, Vsevolod Shilovsky,
Oleg Golubitsky, Tatiana Konyukhova
The film is based on the story “Berendeev’s forest” written
by Yu. Nagibin. A married couple goes to a rest home for
recreation. The husband is a painter. His wife starts
thinking that she cramps her husband’s work. A little
flirtation of the woman with the other man proved that
their marriage is strong.
Farewell
1981, ordinary, colour, 3513 m, 128 min.
Script by Larissa Shepitko
Rudolf Tyurin
German Klimov
Directed by Elem Klimov
Larissa Shepitko
Camera by Alexey Rodionov
Yury Skhirtladze
in association with
Sergey Taraskin
Music by Vyacheslav Artyomov
Alfred Shnitke
Art design by Victor Petrov
Yury Fomenko
S t a r r i n g
Stefania Stanyuta, Lev Durov, Alexey Petrenko,
Leonid Kryuk, Vadim Yakovenko, Yury Katin-
Yartsev, Denis Lupov, Maya Bulgakova, Naydan
Gendunova, Galina Dyomina, Anna Kustova, Lyubov
Malinovskaya
The film is based on the novel “Farewell with Matyoraya”
written by V. Rasputin and tells us about a dramatic
flooding of Siberian village in connection with a building
of the hydroelectric plant. It is very tragically for senior
citizens to part from Matyoraya. Several old women who
postponed their departure from day to day had not time
enough to leave the island. The fatherland went to the
bottom of the river became their grave.
The Source
1981, ordinary, colour, 2444.2 m, 89 min.
Script by Vladimir Lobanov
Arkady Sirenko
Directed by Arkady Sirenko
Camera by Elizbar Karavaev
Music by Vladislav Kazenin
Art design by David Vinitsky
S t a r r i n g
Vladimir Gostyukhin, Valentina Fedotova, Ivan
Lapikov, Eduard Bocharov, Stefania Stanyuta, Nikita
Fyodorov, Vadim Voskonyants
The movie is based on the novel “Usvyatsk helmet
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carriers” and tells us about friendly ploughers of a small
Russian village, their shy dreams and about their becoming
of the fatherland’s defenders.
Kin
1981, ordinary, colour, 2680.1 m, 98 min.
Script by Victor Merezhko
Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov
Camera by Pavel Lebeshev
Music by Eduard Artemev
Art design by Alexander Adabashyan
Alexander Samulekin
S t a r r i n g
Nonna Mordyukova, Svetlana Kryuchkova, Andrey
Petrov, Ivan Bortnik, Yury Bogatyryov, Fedya Stukov,
Vsevolod Larionov, Nikita Mikhalkov, Larissa
Kuznetsova, Oleg Menshikov, Aleksander Adabashyan
This is a family drama about a Russian woman Maria
Konovalova who came to the city to guest. Being gentle
and ingenuous she tries to bring together her daughter with
husband, bring up her grand daughter, help her husband
who became a drunkard. She is laugh at, conflict with but
loved as she is, the more so her kit takes after her very
much.
From Night To Noon
1981, ordinary, TV film, colour, 3838 m, 140 min.
Script by Victor Rozov
Directed by Konstantin Khudyakov
Camera by Emil Gulidov
Valentin Piganov
Music by Vyacheslav Ganelin
Art design by Boris Blank
S t a r r i n g
Vsevolod Sanaev, Leonid Filatov, Natalia Fateeva,
Andrey Petrov, Eduard Martsevich, Svetlana
Amanova, Lyudmila Saveleva
The film is based on the title play written by Victor Rozov
and tells us about the events happened in Zharkovs’ family
during two days and ostended the real relations of all its
members. These events became a turning point for writer
Zharkov, his son Kim, grand child Albert and daughter
Nina.
Sashka
1981, ordinary, colour, 2470.2 m, 90 min.
Script by Vyacheslav Kondratev
Directed by Alexander Surin
Camera by Yury Nevsky
Music by Vitaly Geviksman
Art design by Georgy Koshelev
Albert Guguadze
S t a r r i n g
Andrey Tashkov, Marina Yakovleva, Vladimir
Simonov, Yury Veyalis, Leonid Yarmolnik, Yury
Grebenshchikov, Vyacheslav Molokov
The movie is based on the title novel written by V.
Kondratev. The action takes place in 1942. Young soldier
Sahka participates in the stern battles near Rzhev. A brave,
frank guy from the village cannot find a common language
with other soldiers and his sweetheart at first. But he
refuses to shoot the armless captive and commander of
battalion calls off the severe command.
The Secret of a Note-Book
1981, w/s, colour, 2219 m, 81 min.
Script by Vladimir Golovanov
Directed by Vladimir Shamshurin
Camera by Valery Shuvalov
Music by Eugeny Ptichkin
Art design by Boris Tsaryov
S t a r r i n g
Nikolay Penkov, Svetlana Toma, Alexander Zbruev,
Yury Gusev, Alexey Krychenkov, Tamara Syomina,
Vladimir Nosic, Anatoly Solonitsyn
This is a psychological detective story. Retired major
Samartsev finds out that his junior brother was arrested as
a peculator of national property. He does not doubt that his
brother is innocent and helps to find and draw the real
criminals’ teeth.
Express on Fire
1981, w/s, colour, 2869.2 m, 84 min.
Script by Vsevolod Ivanov
Andrey Malyukov
Directed by Andrey Malyukov
Camera by Yury Gantman
Music by Mark min.kov
Art design by Tatiana Lapshina
S t a r r i n g
Lev Durov, Elena Mayorova, Algimantas Masyulis,
Alexander Fatyushin, Alexander Ryshchenkov, Peteris
Gaudinsh
An express departs on schedule. The curtain flamed up
in the empty compartment because of a burning
cigarette and the fire started when passengers were
going to bed. The courage of heroes prevented the
people’s death.
Facts of the Day Passed
1981, w/s, colour, 3821.8 m, 139 min.
Script by Yury Skop
Vladimir Basov
Directed by Vladimir Basov
Camera by Ilya min.kovetsky
Music by Veniamin Basner
Art design by Alexey Parkhomenko
Artur Makarov
S t a r r i n g
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Andrey Martynov, Mikhail Ulyanov, Vladislav
Strzhelchik, Alexander Abdulov, Lyudmila Chursina,
Valentina Telichkina, Ekaterina Vasileva, Larisa
Udovichenko, Leonid Kuravlev
The film is based on the novel “Safety regulations” written
by Yu. Skop. The heroes of the film settle the problems of
science-based production control at a large min.ing works
in Zapolyarye. The director and main engineer come into
conflict…
February Wind
1981, ordinary, colour, 2216.5 m, 81 min.
Script by Alexander Misharin
Directed by Vladimir Dostal
Camera by Pavel Lebeshev
Music by Edison Denisov
Art design by Alexander Samulekin
S t a r r i n g
Mikhail Ulyanov, Igor Livanov, Alexander Popov,
Sergey Yakovlev, Alexander Zimatkin, Vitaly Venger,
Anatoly Grachyov
The movie is based on the stories written by A. Veytsler.
The action takes place in 1917. One of the organizers of
the Bolsheviks mastered outbreak is moved from the
Siberian prison to the icebox. A jailer having some scores
with political prisoners accompanies him…
Front in the Enemy Rear
1981, w/f, colour, 5525 m, 161 min.
Script by Semyon Dneprov
Directed by Igor Gostev
Camera by Alexander Kharitonov
Music by Veniamin Basner
Art design by Sergey Volkov
Alesh Voleman
Haynts Reska
S t a r r i n g
Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Ivan Lapikov, Valeria
Zaklunnaya, Eugeny Matveev, Alexander Mikhailov,
Tofik Mirzoev, Viktor Shulgin, Lev Polyakov, Leonid
Dyachkov, Yury Nazarov Eugeny, Leonov-Gladyshev
Based on the novel by S. Tsvigun “We Will Be Back”. The
third movie in the trilogy, sequel to “Front Without Flanks”,
“Front Beyond The Frontline”, continues the story about
combat actions of special forces unit in the enemy rear
Across the Goby and the Khingan
1981, w/s, colour, 4554.7 m, 166 min, co-production:
“Mongolfilm”, “Defa” (Germany)
Script by Vadim Trunyn
Directed by
Camera by
Vassily Ordynsky
in association with
Lodongyn Tudev
Vassily Ordynsky
Badrakhyn Sumkhu
Nikolay Vasilkov
Zhambalyn Asalbay
Music by
Art design by
Jury Butsko
Begzyin Damdynsuren
Yury Kladienko
Ochyryn Myagmar
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Ovchynnikov, Lyudmila Petrova, Vladimir
Ivashov, Leonid Nevedomsky, Andrey Martynov, Oleg
Shtefanko, Vyacheslav Ezepov, Bolotbek Beyshenalyev,
Tatiana Kim, Bayten Omarov
The movie describes the events of the Second World War
final stage, defeat of Kwantun army by Soviet and Mongol
troops. Bacteriological weapon has been creating in
Japanese General’s laboratory. The prisoners were used in
holding experiments. Doctor-epidemiologist Sokolov was
assigned to break the mystery of that laboratory. Risking his
neck he accomplished the mission.
A Black Triangle
1981, ordinary, TV film, colour, 5546.1 m, 202 min.
Script by Yury Klarov
Directed by Sergey Tarasov
Camera by Mikhail Bits
Music by Mikhail Ziv
Art design by Georgy Kolganov
Georgy Kalganov
S t a r r i n g
Konstantin Grigoriev, Anatoly Romashin, Zhanna
Bolotova, Olga Barnet, Boris Khimitchev, Leonid
Kulagin, Algimantas Masulis, Yana Druz
Detective story. The investigation of Moscow Kremlin
Patriarchal diaconicum robbery carried out by young Soviet
militia and experienced Russian detective in winter of 1918.
Honest, Intelligent, Single...
1981, w/s, sound, colour, 1854 m, 68 min.
Script by Oleg Zhdan
Directed by Alexey Korenev
Camera by Alexander Ryabov
Music by Eugeny Krylatov
Art design by Eleonora Nemechek
S t a r r i n g
Lev Prygunov, Galina Polskikh, Marina Dyuzheva,
Alexander Ermakov, Gennady Yalovich, Yury
Kuzmenkov, Tatiana Vasilieva
After the army service, working at Baykal-Amur Railway where
the main character earns great reputation of a pioneer, he comes
back home to his sweetheart and friends. But he has nothing to
do there and he returns to Baykal-Amur Railway.
The Hat
1981, w/s, w/f, colour, 2516.2 m, 92 min.
Script by Victoria Tokareva
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in association with
Leonid Kvinikhidze
Directed by Leonid Kvinikhidze
Camera by Igor Slabnevich
Music by Gennady Podelsky
Oleg Yanchenko
Art designed by Victor Petrov
S t a r r i n g
Oleg Yankovsky, Lyudmila Savelieva, Igor Kvasha,
Natalia Trubnikova, Semyon Farada, Olga
Vardasheva, Valentin Ganev, Rimma Markova
Musical. A sententious story about a talented trumpeter and
how it is difficult to stay afloat when new musicians enter
scene again and again. The main character escaped the car
accident by a hairbreadth, but it was rumored that he had
died, and he learned out that no one needed him and there
was substitution for him everywhere.
1982
Take Care of Men!
1982, w/s, colour, 2188.1 m, 80 min.
Script by Marina Akopova
Directed by Alexander Sery
Camera by Ralf Kelli
Music by Gennady Gladkov
Art design by Georgy Turylev
S t a r r i n g
Nina Ruslanova, Leonid Kuravlev, Alexander
Lazarev, Alexander Vokach, Natalia Selezneva,
Nina Agapova, Vadim Zakharchenko
Young woman, keen on scientific work, unwittingly started
to command not only office body at her work but her
husband as well. The husband tried but failed to “reform“
his wife. And only after an admirer came to woman’s life ,
her character started to change considerably.
Last Turn
1982, w/s, colour, 2453 m, 90 min.
Script by Anatoly Stepanov
Directed by Andrey Ladynin
Camera by Victor Sheynin
Music by Yury Saulsky
Art design by Andrey Kuznetsov
S t a r r i n g
Vassily Mishchenko, Sergey Sazontiev, Vassily
Funtikov, Lev Borisov, Rimma Korosteleva, Sergey
Priselkov, Gennady Korolkov
An adventure movie about war officer on his leave in Moscow
after wounding who gets involved in capturing the leader of a
criminal gang which was going to rob a railway train.
Vassa
1982, ordinary, colour, 3794.3 m, 138 min.
Script by Gleb Panfilov
Directed by Gleb Panfilov
Camera by Leonid Kalashnikov
Music by Vadim Bibergan
Art design by Nikolay Dvigubsky
S t a r r i n g
Inna Churikova, Vadim Medvedev, Nikolay
Scorobogatov, Olga Mashnaya, Yana Poplavskaya,
Valentina Yakunina, Ivan Panfilov, Valentina Telichkina
Based on the play by Gorky A.M. “Vassa Zheleznova”. Tragic
year to one of the richest tradeswomen of Nizhny Novgorod.
Vassa’s husband must be indicted for debauchery of youth. To
protect family from dishonor the heroine forces her husband to
take poison but suddenly she dies of emotional stress.
The Eternal Call
1982, ordinary, TV film, colour, 5692 m, 208 min.
Script by Anatoly Ivanov
Directed by Vladimir Krasnopolsky
Valery Uskov
Camera by Peter Emelianov
Vladimir min.aev
Art design by Nikolay Markin
Vladimir Kirs
S t a r r i n g
Valery Khlevinsky, Vadim Spiridonov, Nikolay Ivanov,
Ivan Lapikov, Ada Rogovtseva, Tamara Semina,
Vladimir Borisov, Semyon Saveliev, Larisa
Shapovalova, Andrey Martynov, Oleg Basilashvily,
Leonid Kharitonov, Nikolay Eremenko
Film two of “The Eternal Call” teleepic, based on
A. Ivanov book, covers events of 1942-43 in the rear area and on
the front line in which the inhabitants of Siberia taiga village are
involved. The movie tells us about death of the eldest brother
Anton of the Savelievs’ family, who gave his life to save people
during fire at the factory. Anton’s death forced Fedor for the first
time to see himself as others saw him. He took decision to go to
the front. The movie is full of episodes of Kurskaya battle. The
film also touched upon short but passionate love of tanker
Semyon who was Fedor’s son.
Station for Two
1982, ordinary, colour, 3843.6 m, 140 min.
Script by Emil Braginsky
Eldar Ryasanov
Directed by Eldar Ryasanov
Camera by Vadim Alisov
Music by Andrey Petrov
Art design by Alexander Borisov
S t a r r i n g
Ludmila Gurchenko, Oleg Basilashvili, Nikita Mikhalkov,
Nonna Mordjukova, Olga Volkova, Alexander Shirvindt,
Mikhail Kononov, Anastasia Voznesenskaya, Tatiana
Dogileva, Alla Budnitskaya
Piano-player Ryabinin, who put somebody’s blame on himself
and was going to say good-buy to his father before the trial, and
waitress Vera met at the railway station under quite unattractive
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circumstances. Rapid development of the relationship proved to
the heroes that they belonged to each other.
Somewhere Laments an Oriole…
1982, w/f, colour, 2524.4 m, 74 min.
Script by Nikolay Arseniev
Edmond Keosayan
Vladimir Koshuta
Directed by Edmond Keosayan
Camera by Anatoly Ivanov
Music by Yan Frenkel
Art design by Mikhail Bogdanov
Vladimir Donskov
S t a r r i n g
Ludmila Nilskaya, Arnis Litsitis, Vatslav Dvorzhetsky
Laura Gevorkyan, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Todor
Kolev, Omar Volmer
In her early childhood Marina was brought from Russia to
Belgium. When the war began the girl became an active
Resistance fighter. For murder of a special commissioner nazis
sentenced her to death. The plot of the movie is based on the
documentary material.
Two Chapters From a Family Chronicle
1982, w/s, colour, 2644.5 m, 97 min.
Script by Natalia Violina
Directed by Dmitry Barshchevsky
Camera by Nikolay Olonovsky
Music by Alexander Belyaev
Art design by Natalia Meshkova
Pavel Safonov
S t a r r i n g
Natalia Belokhvostikova, Albert Filosov, Boris Plotnikov,
Bruno Freyndlikh, Rodion Nakhapetov,
Mark Prudkin, Alexander Safronov
Western German journalist goes to the USSR using the route of
his father who 60 years ago in Russia met Russian woman who
worked as an interpreter, fell in love with her and then lost her
forever. The son manages to find his father’s truelove and to shot
a film about Russia.
Birthday
1982, w/s, colour, 2238.8 m, 82 min.
Script by Dmitry Vasiliu
Leonid Maryagin
Directed by Leonid Maryagin
Camera by Yury Avdeev
Music by Yan Frenkel
Art design by Feliks Yasyukevich
S t a r r i n g
Anatoly Romashin, Eugeny Gerasimov, Alla
Chernova, Svetlana Tormakhova, Victor Proskurin,
Larisa Blinova, Boris Shcherbakov
After Peter Zverev’s wife died his life was not favorable: the
relationship with the woman he fell in love developed badly and
it was difficult to deal with his adult son. That is why he expected
nothing special on his birthday…
Children’s World
1982, ordinary, colour, 2128.1 m, 78 min.
Script by Rimma Belyakovskaya
Directed by Valery Kremnev
Camera by Elizbar Karavaev
Music by Yury Saulsky
Art design by David Vinitsky
S t a r r i n g
Donatas Banionis, Natalia Gundareva, Slava
Esinisovsky, Valery Zolotukhin, Valentina Talyzina,
Vladimir Anisko, Zinaida Slavina
The main character of this lyric comedy is an elderly man who
fell in love with young woman. She was worried over bringing
up her son and doubted the sincerity of his feelings. Fussing
around on the New Year eve helped them to know each other and
to realize that the three of them will be happy together.
Return Home!
1982, ordinary, colour, 2578.8 m, 94 min.
Script by Gavriil Egiazarov
Directed by Gavriil Egiazarov
Camera by Konstantin Petrichenko
Music by Andrey Ashpay
Art design by Andrey Kusnetsov
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Mikhaylov, Irina Kupchenko, Ekaterina
Vasilieva, Vasya Krivun, Zhenya Bulakova, Dzhamal
Zalov
Based on A.Platonov’s story “Return”. When the veteran returnes
home after the war he finds out that it is very difficult for him to
deal with his children because of his sustained absence. Also he
has problems with his wife. Having discovered about his wife’s
adultery he decides to leave but when his train comes he changes
his min.d and returns to his family.
The Elite
1982, ordinary, colour, 3839.5 m, 140 min, coproduction:”
DINAVITION LTD”, “PRODUCTIONES
CASABLANKA LTD”, in association with “SOVINFILM”,
“FOSINE”
Script by Sergey Soloviev
in association with
Alfonso Mikelsen
Directed by Sergey Soloviev
Camera by Pavel Lebeshev
Art design by Alexander Adabashyan
Alexander Samulekin
S t a r r i n g
Leonid Filatov, Tatiana Drubich, Amparo Grisales,
Santiago Garsna, Karl Vest
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Based on the novel of the same name by A.L.Mikelsen. The
action takes place in 1944 in Germany. Quite prosperous baron
lives in hateful nazi regime but does not resist it. Than he leaves
Germany for Colombia where he has all his investments. Having
trapped into shady business and betrayed woman he loved finally
he perishes.
Cherchez la Femme
1982, ordinary, TV film, colour, 4221.4 m, 154 min.
Script by Svetlana Volodina
Directed by Alla Surikova
Camera by Mikhail Agranovich
Music by Victor Lebedev
Art design by Mikhail Kartashov
S t a r r i n g
Leonid Kuravlev, Sofiko Chiaurely, Sergey Jursky,
Elena Solovey, Alexander Abdulov, Ludmila
Dmitrieva, Elena Ukrashchenok, Leonid
Yarmolnik, Vladimir Basov
Based on the play by R.Tom. Detective Granden and
secretary of public notary office Alice are in the center of
the events investigating rather serious crime.
Collection "Youth"
(number 4)
1982, ordinary , colour, 2536 m, 92 min.
Novella 1 “What Is Allowed to Kuzenkov?
Script by Eduard Volodarsky
Directed by Nikolay Scuybin
Camera by Naum Ardashnikov
Music by Vassily Lobanov
Art design by Boris Blank
S t a r r i n g
Gennady Saifulin, Boris Rudnev, Yury Kayurov,
Fyodor Odinokov
Movie in which problems of personality and collective are
explored.
Novella 2 “Vanya”
Script by Nikolay Lyrchikov
Directed by Nikolay Lyrchikov
Camera by Andrey Pashkevich
Music by Julian Grunberg
Art design by Peter Pashkevich
S t a r r i n g
Fedya Stukov, Nikolay Pastukhov, Maria
Scvortsova, Elena Proklova
The events are shown through the eyes of five-year old boy
Vanya to whom comes his mother to take him from his own
father to the city.
Novella 3 “And We Will Go On Living”
Script by Ivan Loshchilin
Alexander Rogozhkin
Directed by Boris Galkin
Camera by Vladimir Klimov
Music by Kirill Volkov
Art design by Vadim Kislykh
S t a r r i n g
Sergey Plotnikov, Vladimir Treshchalov, Leonid
Kruk, Valentina Grushina, Sergey Volkosh,
Gennady Skomorokhov
In the center of the narration there is a family which tries to stay
on the side line during the events of the Civil war in Siberia. But
finally in force of circumstances that family was trapped into the
class struggle.
The Bell of the Sacred Smithy
1982, w/s, colour, 2585.2 m, 94 min.
Script by Shalodia Adzhindzhal
Directed by Mark Kovalev
Camera by Vladimir Fastenko
Music by Boris Rychkov
Art design by Vitaly Gladnikov
S t a r r i n g
Peter Misostishkhov, Nadary Bekauri, Mukharbek Akov,
Khuta Dzhopua, Gennady Korolkov, Vyacheslav
Zholobov, Tamara Yandieva
History-revolutionary movie about establishing Soviet power in
Abkhazia and about Abkhazian revolutionary Nester Lakob.
Red Bells
1982, w/s, w/f, colour, 9405.1 m, 275 min, co-production:
“KONASITE-2” (Mexico), “VIDEO INTERNATIONAL”
(Italy)
Film 1 “Mexico In Fire”
Script by Sergey Bondarchuk
Valentin Ezhov
in association with
Rikardo Garibay
Directed by Sergey Bondarchuk
Camera by VadimYusov
Music by Georgy Sviridov
Khoakin Gutierres Eras
Art design by Levan Shengeliya
Fransisko Magayon
Jantito Burkiellaro
S t a r r i n g
Franko Nero, Ursula Andres, Horhe Luke,
Blanka Gerra, Eraklio Sepeda
First part of the dialogy is devoted to the Mexico revolution of
1910. The events are shown through eyes of the American
journalist John Reed.
Film 2 “I Saw a Birth of the New World”
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1982, w/f, w/s, colour, 7479 m, 273 min.
Script by Sergey Bondarchuk
Antonio Saguera
Directed by Sergey Bondarchuk
Camera by Vadim Yusov
Music by Georgy Sviridov
Art design by Levan Shengeliya
S t a r r i n g
Franko Nero, Ursula Andres, Romm Sidney, Anatoly
Ustuzhaninov, Bogdan Stupka, Alexander Sayko,Valery
Barinov, Peter Vorobiev, Tengiz Daushvili, Irina
Skobtseva
The events of October, 1917 are shown through the eyes of the
American journalist, the author of the book “Ten Days That
Shocked the World”, who became the witness and the participant
of the rebel.
Who’s Knocking At My Door…
1982, w/s, colour, 2403.8 m, 88 min.
Script by Tatiana Khloplyankina
Directed by Nikolay Scuybin
Camera by Henry Abramyan
Music by Efrem Podgaits
Art design by Alexander Borisov
S t a r r i n g
Sergey Shakurov, Svetlana Toma, Tamara
Akulova,Vadim Spiridonov, Vassily Livanov, Tatiana
Dogileva, Zhanna Bolotova
Once someone rang at the actor’s door. A woman asked him to
hide her from the pursuers. In the morning she left but the
gangsters started to blackmail the main character and his wife,
demanding the address of that lady. But the hero have not left the
girl in trouble.
An Extra Ticket
1982, ordinary, colour, 2362.1 m, 86 min.
Script by Vadim Korostylev
Directed by Igor Vladimirov
Camera by Mikhail Demurov
Victor Epshtein
Music by Olga Petrova
Art design by Konstantin Forostenko
S t a r r i n g
Elena Solovey, Mikhail Boyarsky, Igor
Vladimirov,Valentina Vladimirova, Varya Vladimirova,
Yury Temircanov
Musical fairy tale for adults. Right after the wedding the young
couple started to quarrel. The wizard pops up who wants to make
all people on the world happy and helps the young people to
preserve their love.
Mother Maria
1982, ordinary, colour, 2570.2 m, 94 min.
Script by Sergey Kolosov
Elena Mikulina
Directed by Sergey Kolosov
Camera by Valentin Zheleznyakov
Music by Alexey Rybnikov
Art design by Mikhail Kartashov
S t a r r i n g
Ludmila Kasatkina, Leonid Markov, Igor
Gorbachev, Alexander Timoshkin, Veronika
Polonskaya, Eugenia Hanaeva, Vatslav
Dvorzhetsky
The movie is about Russian poetess Kusmina- Karavaevskaya.
After she had become the nun she took the name of Mother
Maria. When in immigration in France she opened the asylum for
unfortunate people. During the Second World war she was an
active Resistance fighter and later she died in the concentration
camp.
Hope And Support
1982, w/s, colour, 2776.4 m, 101 min.
Script by Budimir Metalnikov
Yury Chernichenko
Directed by Victor Koltsov
Camera by Anatoly Nikolaev
Music by Boris Rychkov
Art design by Alexey Lebedev
S t a r r i n g
Yury Demich, Anatoly Vasiliev, Nadezhda
Shumilova, Vatslav Dvorzhetsky, Vsevolod
Sanaev, Vladimir Kashpur, Vladimir Gulyaev,
Lubov Sokolova
The beginning of the1980s in Russia. The scientist-agrobiologist
agrees to become the head of the collective farm and leads it to
the first position, helping the colleagues from lagging behind
farms.
We Are To Live Here
1982, ordinary, TV film, colour, 5579.3 m, 204 min.
Script by Oleg Stukalov
Alexander Shaginyan
Directed by Vladimir Sarukhanov
Camera by Vladimir Bondarev
Music by Vladimir Komarov
Art design by Leonid Platov
S t a r r i n g
Mikhail Neganov, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Yury
Vasiliev, Natalia Andreychenko, Vladimir
Zemlyanikin, Mikhail Kuznetsov, Mikhail Kokshenov
The events of the film are taking place at the Baikal-Amur
railway, in the surveying party and the village through which the
railway must be laid.
We Weren’t Married in Church
1982, w/s, colour, 2368.4 m, 86 min.
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Script by Alexander Svobodin
Natan Eydelman
Directed by Boris Tokarev
Camera by Nikolay Nemolyaev
Music by Isaak Schwarz
Art design by Leonid Svintsitsky
S t a r r i n g
Alexander Galibin, Natalia Vavilova, Peter
Veliaminov, Ludmila Gladunko, Alexey Zharkov,
Galina Polskikh, Boris Bachurin
Based on the notes and letters of Russian revolutionary populist
Sergey Sinegub. The action takes place in the 1870s. The student
makes the bogus marriage with the girl to save her from the
parents custody but later the young couple realizes that they are
in big love with each other.
Direct Heiress
1982, ordinary, colour, 2603.1 m, 95 min.
Script by Sergey Soloviev
Directed by Sergey Soloviev
Camera by Pavel Lebeshev
Music by Isaak Schwarz
Art design by Alexander Borisov
Vladimir Fabrikov
S t a r r i n g
Tatiana Kovshova, Tatiana Drubich, Igor Nefedov,
Andrey Yuritsyn, Alexander Zbruev, German Shor,
Anna Sidorkina, Sergey Shakurov
Lyric comedy about 13 year-old girl who thinks she is a
direct heiress of A.S. Pushkin. She is an open-hearted and
romantic girl who always keeps a book with poems of the
poet, believes in dreams, real love and faith.
Sudden Trouble
1982, w/f, colour, 1923.3 m, 70 min.
Script by Valery Strochkov
Directed by Yusup Daniyalov
Camera by Igor Bek
Music by Victor Lebedev
Art design by Vadim Kislykh
S t a r r i n g
Tatiana Peltser, Leonid Kuravlev, Katya Khorova,
Olga Ostroumova, Elena Solovey, Oleg Vavilov,
Elizaveta Nikishchikhina
Level life of the prosperous scientist, a confirmed bachelor, was
changed by a 5-year-old frolic and pretty girl Sasha. She was his
irregular daughter, but he found that out right after her mother’s
death.
I don’t Want to Be a Grown-up
1982, w/s, colour, 2117.8 m, 77 min.
Script by Georgy Kushnirenko
Yury Chulukin
Directed by Yury Chulyukin
Camera by Valery Vladimirov
Valentin Makarov
Music by Gennady Gladkov
Igor Kantyukov
Art design by Peter Kiselev
S t a r r i n g
Kirill Sersky-Golovko, Natalia Varley, Eugeny Steblov,
Eugeny Melnikov, Elena Valyushkina, Vladimir Zaitsev,
Ludmila Chulyukina
Musical comedy about new ways of children upbringing. Six
year-old Pavel’s parents are trying to make an erudite and
superman of him but the kid wants to have fun, to play games -
just to be a child.
To Leave a Mark
1982, w/s, colour, 2197.2 m, 80 min.
Script by Alexander Rozin
Directed by German Lavrov
Camera by Mikhail Bits
Music by Isaak Schwarz
Art design by Georgy Kolganov
S t a r r i n g
Svetlana Kolysheva, Sergey Prokhanov, Ivan Ryzhov, Lev
Prygunov, Alexander Safronov, Tatiana Dogileva, Natalia
Potapova
One lady which is the student of an institute comes to the Baikal-Amur
railway with her music band. There she meets her ex class-mate whom
she secretly loves and decides to stay with him there, but later she is
disappointed in him.
The Train Has Stopped
1982, ordinary, colour, 2624.6 m, 96 min.
Script by Alexander min.dadze
Directed by Vadim Abdrashitov
Camera by Yury Nevsky
Music by Eduard Artemiev
Art design by Alexander Tolkachev
S t a r r i n g
Oleg Borisov, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Mikhail Gluzsky,
Nina Ruslanova, Ludmila Zaitseva, Nikolay Scorobogatov
The railway accident happened and there were no casualties
among the passengers. But the locomotive driver died and
everybody thought he was a hero but the investigator which came
from Moscow proved that the accident was not an exploit and it
was a misfortune which happened because of slovenliness and
irresponsibility of many people.
Open Heart
1982, w/s, colour, 2228.9 m, 81 min.
Script by Marina Sheptunova
Directed by Alexey Polyakov
Camera by Alexander Ryabov
Music by Alexander Flyarkovsky
Art design by Eleonora Nemechek
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S t a r r i n g
Marina Starykh, Elisaveta Solodova, Andrey Myakshin,
Nadezhda Maltseva, Vladimir Puchkov, Nina
Menshikova, Elena Kusmina
The lady named Luba sheltered a pregnant woman. But after the
woman gave up her newly-born child, the heroine adopted the
kid having endowed her own love. It took years for the man she
loved to do justice to her selfless deed.
The Fall of the Condor
1982, ordinary, colour, 2499.3 m, 91 min.
Script by Sebastian Alarkon
Vladimir Amlinsky
Directed by Sebastian Alarkon
Camera by Mikhail Agranovich
Music by Gabriel Kastro
Romiro Soriano
Adriano Chamorro
Art design by Irina Shreter
S t a r r i n g
Sergey Yursky, Eugeny Leonov-Gladyshev,
Svetlana Toma, Grirory Lyampe, Alexander Pashutin,
Levan Pilpany, Konstantin Titov
The action takes place in one of the Latin-American countries in
the late 1970s. A soldier from the dictator’s guard kills
everybody he is assigned to kill and fulfills a punitive action in
his own village. But after the dictatorship is collapsed the soldier
kills his chief dictator.
The Pokrovskie Gates
1982, ordinary, TV film, colour, 3819.7 m, 139 min.
Script by Leonid Zorin
Directed by Mikhail Kozakov
Camera by Nikolay Nemolyaev
Music by Georgy Garanyan
Art design by Ludmila Kusakova
S t a r r i n g
Oleg Menshikov, Leonid Bronevoy, Inna Ulianova,
Victor Bortsov, Anatoly Ravikovich, Elena Koreneva,
Tatiana Dogileva, Eugeny Morgunov, Natalia
Krachkovskaya
Based on the play of the same name by Leonid Zorin. This
lyric retro-comedy is about Moscow and its citizens of the
1950s who live in one of those communal flats at the
Pokrovskie gates street. The movie is about love, jealousy,
humans’ weak points and humans’ happiness.
Wormwood
1982, w/s, colour, 2546.4 m, 93 min.
Script by Mikhail Vorfolomeev
Directed by Alexey Saltykov
Camera by Victor Yakushev
Music by Alexandra Pakhmutova
Art design by Said Menyalshchikov
S t a r r i n g
Olga Prokhorova, Alexander Kazakov,
Vladimir Treshchalov, Elena Drapeko
Galina Demina, Peter Glebov, Alla Evdokimova
The movie is about Trofim Ermakov, who came back home from
the war together with the ex concentration camp prisoner named
Masha. They love each other but Trofim’s brother tries to
separate them. Finally the main characters are happy.
The Adventures of Count Nevzorov
1982, ordinary, colour, 2150.1 m, 78 min.
Script by Alexander Alov
Vladimir Naumov
Directed by Alexander Pankratov-Cherny
Camera by Dilshat Fatkhulin
Music by Murat Kazhlaev
Art design by Eugeny Chernyaev
S t a r r i n g
Lev Borisov, Peter Shcherbakov, Vladimir Samoilov, Igor
Yasulovich, Valentin Bryleev, Nonna Terentieva, Pavel
Vinnik
Based on the story by A. Tolstoy “Nevzorov’s Adventures or
Ibikus”. Year 1917. During the February revolution small clerk
Nevzorov managed to become rich after robbing the antique
shop, and to become a count misappropriating the title. After the
October events he immigrated to Turkey where he opened a
gambling house. And even during the fire he managed to survive
after the roof fell down on him.
Preface to a Battle
1982, w/f, colour, 3079.7 m, 90 min.
Script by Vladimir Faradzhaev
Arkady Slavutsky
in association with
Nikolay Stambul
Directed by Nikolay Stambul
Camera by Sergey Taraskin
Music by Andrey Ashpay
Art design by Pavel Safonov
S t a r r i n g
Romualds Antsans, Alexander Zbrue, Nikolay
Kochegarov, Boris Andreev, Yury Gusev, Niolay Burov,
Yury Grebenshchikov
The movie is about exploits of the Urals metallurgists which at
the beginning of war could adjust the production of the first-class
armor steel for tanks and aircraft.
Anticipation of Love
1982, ordinary, colour, 1862.6 m, 68 min.
Script by Valery Zelensky
Tofik Shakhverdiev
Directed by Tofik Shakhverdiev
Camera by Grigory Belenky
Music by Mikael Tariverdiev
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Art design by Natalia Meshkova
Vladimir Korovin
S t a r r i n g
Irina Alferova, Alexander Abdulov, Lidiya Smirnova,
Mikhail Gluzsky, Roma Merkulov, Vladimir Basov,
Tatiana Kravchenko
Musical comedy-fairy tale for adults is about young inventor who
in chase for ideal was nearly to miss his fortune.
The Circus Princess
1982, ordinary, TV film, colour, 4092.4 m, 149 min.
Script by Svetlana Druzhinina
Directed by Svetlana Druzhinina
Camera by Anatoly Mukasey
Art design by Valentin Filippov
S t a r r i n g
Natalia Belokhvostikova, Igor Keblushe, Nikol Trofimov,
Yury Moroz, Elena Shanina,udmila Kasatkina, Vladimir
Basov
The movie based on the musical comedy of the same name by
ImreKalman. This film is about a circus performer Mr X, who
covered his face under the mask and who turned out to be an
aristocrat and a young beautiful widow countess Pavlinskaya.
The movie tells us about an artful design of the rival to destroy
their love which finally failed.
A Date with Youth
1982, w/s, colour, 2422.6 m, 88 min.
Script by Nikolay Evdokimov
in association with
Valentin Popov
Directed by Valentin Popov
Camera by Vladimir Papyan
Music by Eduard Artemiev
Art design by Nikolay Usachev
Victor Zenkov
S t a r r i n g
Kirill Lavrov, Galina Polskikh, Nelly Kornienko,
Sofia Gorshkova, Tamara Loginova,
Lusiena Ovchinnikova, Georgy Burkov
Based on the novel by N. Evdokimov “Memory Has Its Own
Laws”. The movie is about a private life of the director of a big
machine-building plant, a man with a dried-up and egoistic
character, about his meeting with his grown-up daughter who
changed his life. The court of own conscience revives in the hero
all good features of the character.
A Tale of Wanderings
1982, ordinary, colour, 2830.4 m, 103 min, co-production:
“BARRANDOV”(CSR), “BUKURESHTI” (SRR),
in association with “SOVINFILM”
Script by Alexander Mitta
Yuly Dunsky
Valery Frid
Directed by Alexander Mitta
Camera by Vladimir Shuvalov
Music by Alfred Shnitke
Art design by Teodor Tezhik
S t a r r i n g
Andrey Mironov, Tatiana Aksuta, Lev Durov,
Ksusha Piryatinskaya, Boltybay Seitmamutov,
Valery Storozhik, Karmen Galin
Thriller-fairy tale. The boy named May was gifted from above to
find gold and treasures. He is kidnapped and his sister Martha
goes to find him. After she found him she could not recognize
her brother because he had turned into a cruel man. Sense of
duty, kindness and disinterestedness of the girl triumphed over
the evil.
Tales of Old Arbat
1982, ordinary, colour, 2948.4 m, 108 min.
Script by Alexey Arbuzov
Savva Kulish
Directed by Savva Kulish
Camera by Vladimir Klimov
Music by Alexey Rybnikov
Art design by Vladimir Aronin
S t a r r i n g
Igor Vladimirov, Zinovy Gerdt, Larisa Suchkova,
Kirill Arbuzov, Valery Storozhik
The lyric comedy based on the play of the same name by A.
Arbusov. In the center of Moscow lives an old actor of a puppet
show with his grown up son of the same profession. The movie is
about a girl who trapped into creation and human rivalry after she
had found herself in the studio by chance.
Tears Dripped
1982, ordinary, colour, 2434 m, 89 min.
Script by Georgy Daneliya
Kir Bulychev
Alexander Volodin
Directed by Georgy Daneliya
Camera by Yury Klimenko
Music by Georgy Kanchely
Art design by Alexander Boym
Alexander Makarov
S t a r r i n g
Eugeny Leonov, Iya Savina, Nina Grebeshkova, Olga
Mashnaya, Alexandra Yakovleva, Boris Andreev, Lev
Perfilov, Borislav Brondukov, Peter Shcherbakov, Nina
Ruslanova, Iya Ninidze
Fairy tale for adults. Shivers from the cruel wizard’s broken
mirror hit the eyes of a good man and he took a gloomy view of
life. He began to outrage people he worked and lived with. The
tears helped him to get rid of the disease.
Incident in Map Grid 36-80
1982, w/s, w/f, colour, 2539.5 m, 74 min.
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Script by Eugeny Mesyatsev
Directed by Mikhail Tumanishvily
Camera by Boris Bondarenko
Music by Victor Babushkin
Art design by Gennady Novozhilov
Georgy Koshelev
S t a r r i n g
Boris Shcherbakov, Mikhail Volontir, Anatoly
Kuznetsov, Vladimir Sedov, Omar Volmer, Paul
Butkevich, Vitautas Tomkus, Ivar Kalninsh
In the Atlantic ocean where the maneuvers of the USSR Navy are
taking place crashes the US submarine. One of the US sailors
goes mad and switches on a computer which launches two
missiles to the Russian ships. Soviet sailors shoot down the
missiles preventing the world from a global disaster.
Death at Take-off
1982, w/s, colour, 2478.1 m, 90 min.
Script by Vladimir Kuznetsov
Andrey Soloviev
Directed by Khasan Bakaev
Camera by Georgy Kupriyanov
Music by Georgy Firtich
Art design by Vladimir Polyakov
S t a r r i n g
Yury Demich, Nelly Pshennaya, Leonid Satanovsky,
Konstantin Zheldin, Victor Fokin, Sergey Yakovlev,
Anatoly Romashin
Talented scientist became the victim of the foreign intelligence
service provocation which had been trying to steal some x-files
and to crimp him. He lost his life for giving up the cooperation.
Sports Lottery-82
1982, w/s, colour, 2585.7 m, 94 min.
Script by Vladlen Bakhnov
Leonid Gayday
Directed by Leonid Gayday
Camera by Sergey Poluyanov
Vitaly Abramov
Music by Alexander Zatsepin
Art design by Feliks Yasyukevich
S t a r r i n g
Algis Arlauskas, Svetlana Amanova, Mikhail Pugovkin,
Mikhail Kokshenov, Denis Kmit, Nina Grebeshkova,
Andrey Tolshin, Borislav Brondukov
Eccentric comedy about adventures of the fellow-travelers who
are going to the South to spend their vocation. After arriving at
the seaside four of them are involved into searching for a sports
lottery ticket with a huge prize. They did not manage to find the
ticket but two of them fall in love with each other.
Urgent..., Confidential... Gubcheka
1982, w/s, colour, 2469.4 m, 90 min.
Script by Valery Shulzhik
Oskar Volin
Directed by Alexander Kosarev
Camera by Igor Bogdanov
Music by Alexey Rybnikov
Art design by Sergey Portnoy
S t a r r i n g
Stepan Emelianov, Irina Korotkova, Peter Veliaminov,
Sergey Martynov, Oleg Li, Leonid Markov, Vladimir
Basov, Oleg Vidov
Civil war. On Gubcheka’s order Red Army special operation unit
ceizes a peltry storehouse in the enemy rear. During the gun fight
the guide dies but the platoon overcomes the mortal danger and
takes the national property to the Red Army’s disposition.
A Formula of Light
1982, w/s, colour, 2362.8 m, 86 min.
Script by Alexander Lapshin
Directed by Alexander Svetlov
Camera by Victor Sheinin
Music by Andrey Ashpay
Art design by Eugeny Chernyaev
S t a r r i n g
Peter Glebov, Tamara Semina, Sergey Sazontiev,
Anatoly Vedenkin, Oleg Golubitsky, Victor Shulgin
About life and activities of the head of Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric
power station construction work from the middle of the
1960s to the beginning of the 1980s. The well-known constructor
became the prototype of the movie’s main character.
Private Life
1982, ordinary, colour, 2803 m, 102 min.
Script by Anatoly Grebnev
Yuly Rayzman
Directed by Yuly Rayzman
Camera by Nikolay Olonovsky
Music by Tatiana Lapshina
S t a r r i n g
Mikhail Ulianov, Iya Savvina, Irina Gubanova,
Tatiana Dogileva, Alexander Blokhin, Elena Sanaeva,
Lilia Gritsenko
The movie is about a difficult period of life of big economic
executive Sergey Abrikosov who had nothing to do after he
retired from his job.
The Man Who Closed the City
1982, w/s, colour, 2183.2 m, 80 min.
Script by Alexander Borin
Valentin Chernykh
Directed by Alexander Gordon
Camera by Vsevolod Simakov
Music by Nikolay Sidelnikov
Art design by Irina Lukashevich
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S t a r r i n g
Rodion Nakhapetov, Natalia Andreychenko, Leonid
Nevedomsky, Vitaly Solomin, Barkov Ivanov,
Victor Sergachev, Galina Yatskina
Detective Rogov investigates the case of fire in one of the
seaside rest home. He comes to a conclusion that the
reason for fire was negligence of rest home’s principal
Lazareva, the woman he loves. But the detective will not
give up his principles.
1983
Anna Pavlova
1983, w/s, w/f, colour, 4216.5 m, 154 min, co-production:
“POSEYDON PRODUCTIONS LTD”(England),
in association with “SOVINFILM”, “DEFA” (Germany),
“IKAIK” (Cuba), “COSMOS FILM” (France)
Script by Emil Lotyanu
Directed by Emil Lotyanu
Camera by Eugeny Guslinsky
Vladimir Nakhabtsev
Music by Eugeny Doga
Art design by Boris Blank
S t a r r i n g
Galina Belyaeva, Lina Buldakova, Sergey Shakurov,
Vsevolod Larionov, James Fox, Jaques Debary, George
Dimitriu, Peter Gusev, Svetlana Toma, Natalia Fateeva
The chronicle of Anna Pavlova’s life which was the famous
ballerina, about her cooperation with ballet reformers Fokin and
Nizhinsky.

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